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identify the most reasonable units to measure the weight of the choices below so we have an average adult a slice of bread a kitchen table or a pack of gum so I am an average adult and I know that I weigh about 160 pounds so I know that pounds are pretty good measurement for about something the weight of an adult so I'll put adults in that category right over there now we have a single slice of bread so even a full loaf of bread doesn't weigh a lot maybe that gets close to a pound but a slice of bread is going to be less than a pound so I would do this in I would do this in ounces a kitchen table well a kitchen table kind of weighs the same it could if it's a very large kitchen table could weigh the same or more than an adult so I would do this in pounds and then a pack of gum so once again a pack of gum is fairly light if you ever been to the gym and held even a 1 pound or 2 pound weight it weighs more than a pack of gum so a pack of gum is going to be less than a pound so ounces seem to make sense here