# Answer to Question #23215 in Algebra for Lakita M Haulcy

Question #23215

if a puppy weighed 8lbs 15ounces in January and weighed 11lbs 12ounces in April,how much weight did the puppy gain?

Expert's answer

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

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

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