Why does oz mean ounce?

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The name comes from the Italian onza.

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What does 'oz' mean in maths?

oz = ounce

What does oz. mean?

oz is the abbreviation for ounce.

What is the initial for ounce?

The abbreviation for ounce is oz. if that is what you mean.

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Ounce. I don't know why the abbreviation is oz.

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Depends on the particular unit of mass you are trying to convert it from. You'd have to look up a conversion factor and then multiply your number by that, making sure that the ounces is in the numerator.

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How many Oz in one ounce?

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How many .17's of an ounce does it take to make an ounce?

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