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Apothecaries (druggists) use the following set of measures in the English system: 20 grains ap = 1 scruple (exact); 3 scruples = 1 dram ap (exact); 8 dram ap = 1 oz ap (exact); 1 dram ap = 3.888 g. 1 oz ap = _____ oz troy.

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1 oz ap (8 dram ap/1 oz ap)(3.888 g/1 dram ap)(1 grain/0.0648 g)(1 pennyweight/24 grain)(1 troy oz/20 pennyweight) = 1 troy oz.

1 oz ap = 1 troy oz.

Use the given conversion factors to convert oz ap to oz troy.

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