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 Differences Between an Ounce and a Troy Ounce?

Answer When weighing items, is an ounce or troy ounce used? "Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary" says to use ounces to measure volume in pounds or cups. Use troy ounces to weigh precio... Read More »
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Is a fluid ounce the same as a dry ounce?

No, they are different. A dry oz.is the measure of an ingredient's weight. A fluid oz. measures its volume. You can't accurately convert between the two unless you know the ingredient's density, bu... Read More »
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How many mls are in one ounce?

There are 30 mls or milliliters in 1 ounce. A milliliter is a measure of volume based on the metric system, while an ounce is from the American Standard system. The most commonly used metric volume... Read More »
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How big is one ounce of gold?

A one-ounce gold bullion coin such as the U.S. gold eagle contains alloys; the size is thus larger than if it was pure gold. One-ounce gold bars are usually 99.9 percent pure, and 1 5/8 inches by 1... Read More »
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What does troy ounce mean?

Troy ounces are the standard measure used in the sale of precious metals and coins. A troy ounce is about 10 percent heavier than the ounce used for weighing everyday items such as food and drinks,... Read More »
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