# Measurement

Can anyone tell me what the measurement 2lb 10x mean. Thankz a lot

 galactus Posts: 2,272, Reputation: 1436 Ultra Member #2 Mar 13, 2011, 07:56 AM

Maybe it is safe to assume, in some circles, the x is used in reference to ounces. So, it may mean 2 pounds and 10 ounces.
 massplumber2008 Posts: 11,274, Reputation: 5297 Plumbing Expert #3 Mar 13, 2011, 07:59 AM

Exactly what is this in reference to, Kimmy? Are we talking about table salt or cement?

With the information provided I can only guess, but it seems to mean:

2LBS 10 times... so 20LBS would seem to be a reasonable answer here.

When measuements are presented in this manner it is common to find the "material" sold in 2LB quantities so they set the recipe or list up so you can work with the least chances for error...

Mark

It could also certainly be what Galactus presented although I have never seen x used as ounces before! Sorry if this only confuses you more... *UGH*
 Kimmy1000 Posts: 37, Reputation: -1 Junior Member #4 Mar 13, 2011, 08:15 AM
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 Originally Posted by galactus Maybe it is safe to assume, in some circles, the x is used in reference to ounces. So, it may mean 2 pounds and 10 ounces.
Thankz much
 Kimmy1000 Posts: 37, Reputation: -1 Junior Member #5 Mar 13, 2011, 08:17 AM
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 Originally Posted by massplumber2008 Exactly what is this in reference to, Kimmy? Are we talking about table salt or cement? With the information provided I can only guess, but it seems to mean: 2LBS 10 times... so 20LBS would seem to be a reasonable answer here. When measuements are presented in this manner it is common to find the "material" sold in 2LB quantities so they set the recipe or list up so you can work with the least chances for error... ;) Mark It could also certainly be what Galactus presented although I have never seen x used as ounces before! Sorry if this only confuses you more... *UGH*
No its for icing sugar. But thankz anyway
 galactus Posts: 2,272, Reputation: 1436 Ultra Member #6 Mar 13, 2011, 08:23 AM

Oh, why didn't you say that in the first place? That means 2 pounds of 10x powdered sugar. It is a type of sugar. 10x means it has been refined 10 times.

10x is just another name for powdered sugar. So, you need 2 pounds of powdered sugar for a recipe or what not.
 Kimmy1000 Posts: 37, Reputation: -1 Junior Member #7 Mar 13, 2011, 08:44 AM
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 Originally Posted by galactus Oh, why didn't you say that in the first place? That means 2 pounds of 10x powdered sugar. It is a type of sugar. 10x means it has been refined 10 times. 10x is just another name for powdered sugar. So, you need 2 pounds of powdered sugar for a recipe or what not.
Thank you very much. This is exactly what I wanted... and sorry for not making myself clear. I really didn't know I had too but thankz so much :)
 massplumber2008 Posts: 11,274, Reputation: 5297 Plumbing Expert #8 Mar 13, 2011, 08:44 AM

Have a good day all...

Mark

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