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1. Describe the three forms in which we can write any conversion factor. Given the conversion in one form, such as 1 lb = 16 oz, how do you find the other two forms?

What are the three forms of any conversion factor? Select all that apply.

DA. A sum of the two units that is equal to zero.
DB. A fraction of the second unit divided by the first that equals 1.
DC. An equation that says one unit is equal to the other
DD. A product of the two units that is equal to one.
DE. A fraction of the first unit divided by the second that equals 1.
How can you find the other two forms of l Ib = 16 oz? Select all that apply.
DA. Divide both sides by 16 lb.
DB. Divide both sides by 1 oz.
oz DC. Multiply both sides by lb'
DD. Divide both sides by 1 lb.
DE. Divide both sides by 16 oz.
lb DF. Multiply both sides by _.-.
oz

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Hi there,

A. INVALID
How can you add two different scales like inch + kilometer!?
B. VALID
it says divide both sides by 16oz hence ITS VALID
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