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This is a common trick question, you're supposed to think that since gold is heavier ( really more dense) than flour that the same amount must weigh more. Of course since you have a pound of each, each weighs a pound so their weights are identical. However, if you want to be technically correct the pound of flour is heavier. This is because unlike the metric system where a kilogram is always a kilogram, in nonmetric units a pound isn't always a pound. Gold and other precious metals are weighed in Troy ounces, while flour is weighed in avoirdupois ounces. A troy ounce equal 31g there are 12 troy ounces to a troy pound, one troy pound is the same as 0.373kg; an avoirdupois ounce is 28g there are 16 avoirdupois ounces to a pound which is equal to 0.453kg.

So one pound of flour weighs 0.453kg, and a pound of gold weighs 0.373kg, the pound of flour is heavier.

Neither weighs more or less than the other. Both have the same weight. Namely, one pound.

Also, both have the same mass, namely 0.4536 kilogram. (rounded)

Yes 1500 grams = 1.5 kilogram heavier than 1.3 kilogram

Depends how big the bag of sugar is.

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A ton of paper. Any ton is heavier than a pound. One ton is equal to twenty-thosand pounds, whether is paper, or anything else.

A pound is about 454 times heavier than a gram.

No....the AV pound is heavier. The Troy ounce is heavier than a AV ounce but there are only 12 troy ounces in a Troy pound compared to 16 in a AV pound. There is an old joke...What is heavier, a pound of Gold or a pound of feathers...? The pound of feathers... Because the troy pound of Gold is measured in Troy...which has a lighter pound.

One pound is is about 4.5 times heavier than 100 grams.

1kg = 2.2lb. 1lb= 0.4kg. So, 1kg is heavier than 1lb.

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A ton of paper. Any ton is heavier than a pound. One ton is equal to twenty-thosand pounds, whether is paper, or anything else.

the lead clearly weighs more...

Precious metals like gold and silver are weighed using the Troy system where there are 12 Troy ounces in a Troy pound and each oz. consists of approximately 31.1 grams. Most other items in English-speaking countries are weighed using the Avoirdupois system where there are 16 Avoirdupois ounces in each Avoirdupois pound and each oz. consists of approximately 28.35 grams. Consequently, a Troy pound = 373.2 grams and an Avoirdupois pound = 453.6 grams. So, an ounce of gold is heavier than and ounce of iron, but a pound of iron is heavier than a pound of gold.

A pound is about 454 times heavier than a gram.

1 pound = 16 ouncesSo a pound is heavier

The question as I heard it years ago was phrased, "Which is heavier a pound of gold or a pound of feathers?" Gold, being a precious metal, is weighed on the Troy system, which uses a wimpy pound and a wimpy ounce. Feathers are measured on the avoirdupois system, which has 16 full ounces in a pound. Ah, but you asked about the kg! As far as I know, a kg is a kg. So ten thousand grams of copper are heavier than one thousand grams of gold. (Technically, a kg is mass rather than weight, but that is another problem.)

No....the AV pound is heavier. The Troy ounce is heavier than a AV ounce but there are only 12 troy ounces in a Troy pound compared to 16 in a AV pound. There is an old joke...What is heavier, a pound of Gold or a pound of feathers...? The pound of feathers... Because the troy pound of Gold is measured in Troy...which has a lighter pound.

I think an pound is heavier is because an ounce is what you add to a pound and a ponds is what you get

Both a Pound of Iron and a Pound of Air weight the same ... One Pound ... neither is 'heavier.'

23oz is heavier....a pound is only 16oz

pound is heavier....as 1 pound=1000 kilograms