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Question by  andeesuemhotmailcom83 (26)

What is a troy pound?

My science book keeps referring to a troy pound.


Answer by  paulboy (15)

Troy accent is a process of units of elevation customarily used for precious metals, npromising powder, and gemstones. There's 12 troy ounces per troy pound,moderately than 16 avoirdupois ounces in the avoirdupois pound as in the other normal avoirdupois process.


Answer by  Amber40 (24961)

It is a specif measure used for weighing things like precious metals. A troy weight is about 10% more than the typical(avoirdupois) weight. One troy pound is 0. 822857 normal pounds.

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