# Weight in stones and lbs [closed]

If I'm given the weight as follows for example: 15st 9lbs, does this equal: 219lbs?

Thanks.

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## closed as too localized by Ｊ. Ｍ., Ilya, Zev ChonolesOct 31 '11 at 16:05

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I'm gonna have to vote to close... –  Ｊ. Ｍ. Oct 31 '11 at 16:03

Yes: because one stone = 14 pounds, we have$$15\text{ st} + 9\text{ lb}=15\times(14\text{ lb})+9\text{ lb}=210\text{ lb}+9\text{ lb}=219\text{ lb}$$