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### Difference Between Pound and Quid

// May 8th, 2013
Pound vs Quid   Pound is the currency of Great Britain though the formal name of the currency is Pound Sterling. It is one of the most important and most traded currencies of the world. There is another term quid used for pounds that confuses many people who do not hail from UK. The use of the term quid in...

### Difference Between Yuan and Renminbi

// Aug 8th, 2011
Yuan vs Renminbi For decades, people all over the world have been trading in Yuan, the official Chinese currency, and if I am not wrong, Yuan is the name that was given in our text books when we were to learn about various currencies of the world. Of late however, China has been spreading a new word called Renminbi...

### Difference Between Mass and Volume

// Jul 10th, 2011
Mass vs Volume Mass and volume are fundamental properties of matter, and these two properties are related to each other. Mass will be proportional to volume when the density is a constant. If anything possesses a volume, it also has a mass. Mass Mass is a property of matter which is a measure of inertia. It...

### Difference Between Stones and Pounds

// May 30th, 2011
Stones vs Pounds Stone and pound are units of measurement of weight in the imperial system. Despite the world switching over to the metric system where kilogram is the accepted unit of weight, US and UK still adhere to the imperial system. Interestingly, whereas stone is used to describe the weight of a person in...

### Difference Between Pounds and Kilos

// May 30th, 2011
Pounds vs Kilos Since the adoption of the SI system in 1959, the world has moved over to kilogram as the unit of measurement of weight. However, there are countries like the US and UK that are still clinging to the imperial system of weights containing pounds and stone. The relation between a pound and a kilogram...

### Difference Between Ounces and Pounds

// May 29th, 2011
Ounces vs Pounds Ounces and pounds are units of mass used in the imperial system of measurement, but whereas the world has moved over to kilograms after the adoption of the metric system, some countries still stick to this system of measurement which is what confuses many people. Out of the two units, ounce is...

### Difference Between Ounce and Troy Ounce

// Apr 11th, 2011
Ounce vs Troy Ounce Ounce is a unit of measurement of weight and is used in many countries. Roughly equal to 28 grams, ounce is used in many systems but two more popular systems are avoirdupois ounce and troy ounce. Avoirdupois ounce is simply known as ounce and used in all parts of the world but it is troy ounce...