   Chapter 4, Problem 3RQ

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Tony was born at 35 weeks of pregnancy and weighed 2075 grams. His waist circumference was low relative to his weight and length. Tony was hospitalized for an infection at 4 months of age.How much did Tony weigh in pounds and ounces? _______ lbs _______

Summary Introduction

To determine: The weight of Person T in pounds and ounces.

Introduction: Pounds and ounces are units for the mesurement of weight. One pound is approximately equal to 454 grams, and an ounce is one sixteenth of a pound.

Explanation

When Person T was born at 35 weeks of pregnancy, he weighed 2075 grams. His waist circumference was low relative to his weight and height. Person T was hospitalized for an infection at four months of age.

It is given that Person T weighs 2075 g; convert the weight into ounces on division by 28.35.

2075 gram=207528.35 ounce=73.19 ounce73 ounce

Also, 16 ounces are equivalent to one pound

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