Answer to Question #23215 in Algebra for Lakita M Haulcy
if a puppy weighed 8lbs 15ounces in January and weighed 11lbs 12ounces in April,how much weight did the puppy gain?
The puppy gained
11lbs 12ounces - 8lbs 15ounces
1lbs =16ounces, so 11lbs 12ounces=10lbs 28ounces, so
11lbs 12ounces - 8lbs 15ounces=10lbs 28ounces - 8lbs 15ounces=2lbs 13ounces, so
the puppy gained 2lbs 13ounces