**Rice weighing 3 ^{3}/_{4} pounds was divided equally and placed in 4 containers. How many ounces of rice were in each?**

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^{3}/_{4}÷ 4 pounds.= (4 × 3 + 3)/4 ÷ 4 pounds.

= 15/4 ÷ 4 pounds.

= 15/4 × 1/4 pounds.

= 15/16 pounds.

Now we know that, 1 pound = 16 ounces.

Therefore, 15/16 pounds = 15/16 × 16 ounces.

= 15 ounces.

Answer: 15 ounces.