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What weighs more, a pound of gold or a pound of feathers?
What weighs more, a pound of gold or a pound of feathers?
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If you can answer 50 percent of these science trivia questions correctly, you may be a genius:

What weighs more, a pound of gold or a pound of feathers? You might think that this is a trick science trivia question. But, if you guessed that they weigh the same, you’re wrong. A pound of feathers weighs more. Why? Gold is weighed in the troy measurement system. Therefore, when you convert them both to a uniform system, a pound of gold weighs approximately 373.24 grams and a pound of feathers approximately 453.59 grams.

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