Countries where pounds and ounces are commonly used:
United States of America (USA) , South Africa, United Kingdom (UK), Eire (ROI), India, Canada, Australia and the Commonwealth of Nations.
A rough guide when you are measuring liquids: 1 ml of water equals 1 gram, 1 litre of water weighs approx 1 kg - other liquids may differ.
Converting grams into ounces, the maths
Times grams by 0.0353 to convert grams into ounces
173 g = 6.1069 oz
Answer = int(173 * .0353) [6 oz]
Here are the calculations used to convert ounces to pounds and ounces
oz_start = 6
lb_calc = int(oz_start/16) [therefore lb_calc == 0 lb]
oz_calc = 6 - (lb_calc * 16) [therefore oz_calc = 6 oz]
Answer = lb_calc, oz_calc [0 lb, 6 oz]
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