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Ounce to Pound - Pound to Ounce Converter

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Ounce to Pound and Pound to Ounce Conversion

How many Ounces in a lb (lb to oz)

Formula to convert ounces to pounds is as follows:

pounds = ounces / 16

For example, to convert 12 ounces to pounds, divide 12 by 16 which is equal to 0.75 pounds

How much is 1 Pound in Ounces (oz to lb)

Formula to convert pounds to ounces

ounces = pounds * 16

Example: To convert 5 pounds to ounces, multiply 5 by 16, which is equal to 80 ounces.

Ounces and Pounds: Made Easy

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  • The ounce is a unit of mass in the imperial and US customary units systems. It is equal to 1/16 of a pound.

  • The pound is a unit of mass in the imperial and US customary units systems. It is the base unit of mass in these systems

  • There are 16 ounces in one pound. To convert ounces to pounds, you divide the number of ounces by 16. To convert pounds to ounces, you multiply the number of pounds by 16.

  • The ounce is abbreviated as oz or ozm.
  • The pound is abbreviated as lb or lbf.
  • The ounce is used to measure the weight of small objects, such as food and drinks, and to measure the weight of medications.
  • The pound is used to measure the weight of larger objects, such as people, animals, and cars.
  • Ounces and pounds are two of the oldest units of measurement in the world, dating back to ancient times. They were originally based on the weight of seeds and grains, respectively.
  • Ounces and pounds are still used in many countries today, but their usage varies. In the United States, ounces and pounds are the primary units of measurement for weight. In other countries, such as the United Kingdom and Canada, ounces and pounds are used alongside metric units.
  • The word "ounce" comes from the Latin word "uncia", which means "twelfth".
  • The word "pound" comes from the Latin word "libra", which means "balance".
  • The ounce was originally defined as the weight of 1/12 of a Roman libra.
  • The pound was originally defined as the weight of 1/20 of a Roman as.
  • The pound and ounce are the only units of mass in the imperial and US customary units systems that are not derived from the yard.
  • In general, pounds are used to measure the weight of larger objects, such as people, animals, and furniture. Ounces are used to measure the weight of smaller objects, such as food, beverages, and spices.
  • Food and beverage products are often labeled in ounces.
  • People's weight is often measured in pounds. For example, someone might weigh 150 pounds.
  • Animals' weight is often measured in pounds. For example, a dog might weigh 50 pounds.
  • Typical scenarios that need conversion between ounce and pound:
  • Cooking: Recipes often call for ingredients to be measured in ounces or pounds. For example, a recipe might call for 1 cup of all-purpose flour, which is equal to 4.25 ounces.
  • Shopping: Ounces and pounds are often used to measure the weight of food and other items when shopping. For example, a package of ground flour might weigh 1 pound, or a bottle of shampoo might weigh 12 ounces.
  • Shipping: Ounces and pounds are used to calculate the shipping cost of packages. The heavier the package, the higher the shipping cost will be.
  • Sports: Ounces and pounds are used to measure the weight of equipment in some sports. For example, a baseball must weigh between 5 and 5.25 ounces.
Comparison between ounces and pounds:
CharacteristicOuncePound
System of unitImperialImperial
Base unit1/16 of a pound16 ounces
SymbolOzlb
Common usesMeasuring weights of food and beverages, precious metals, and small objectsMeasuring weights of people, animals, furniture, large packages, and ingredients for recipes in large quantities
Conversion factor1 ounce = 0.0625 pounds1 pound = 16 ounces
Did you Know?
  • The world's largest recorded pumpkin weighed 2,702 pounds and 1 ounce.
  • The world's smallest recorded baby weighed 5.9 ounces.
  • The world's largest recorded gold bar weighed 250 pounds.
  • The average human heart weighs about 10 ounces? And that the average human brain weighs about 3 pounds?.
  • The average person weighs about 150 pounds.
  • A can of soda typically weighs 12 ounces.
  • A piece of furniture might weigh 50 pounds.
  • A shipping package might weigh 10 pounds.

Ounces to Pounds Conversion (oz to pounds) Table

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Ounce (oz)

Pound(lb)

1 oz

0.0625 lb

2 oz

0.125 lb

3 oz

0.1875 lb

4 oz

0.25 lb

5 oz

0.3125 lb

6 oz

0.375 lb

7 oz

0.4375 lb

8 oz

0.5 lb

9 oz

0.5625 lb

10 oz

0.625 lb

11 oz

0.6875 lb

12 oz

0.75 lb

13 oz

0.8125 lb

14 oz

0.875 lb

15 oz

0.9375 lb

16 oz

1 lb

17 oz

1.0625 lb

18 oz

1.125 lb

19 oz

1.1875 lb

20 oz

1.25 lb

22 oz

1.375 lb

23 oz

1.4375 lb

24 oz

1.5 lb

25 oz

1.5625 lb

26 oz

1.625 lb

27 oz

1.6875 lb

28 oz

1.75 lb

29 oz

1.8125 lb

30 oz

1.875 lb

32 oz

2 lb

35 oz

2.1875 lb

36 oz

2.25 lb

38 oz

2.375 lb

40 oz

2.5 lb

42 oz

2.625 lb

48 oz

3 lb

50 oz

3.125 lb

55 oz

3.4375 lb

56 oz

3.5 lb

60 oz

3.75 lb

64 oz

4 lb

72 oz

4.5 lb

80 oz

5 lb

84 oz

5.25 lb

90 oz

5.625 lb

96 oz

6 lb

100 oz

6.25 lb

120 oz

7.5 lb

140 oz

8.75 lb

143 oz

8.9375 lb

150 oz

9.375 lb

160 oz

10 lb

200 oz

12.5 lb

250 oz

15.625 lb

300 oz

18.75 lb

400 oz

25 lb

500 oz

31.25 lb

600 oz

37.5 lb

700 oz

43.75 lb

800 oz

50 lb

900 oz

56.25 lb

1000 oz

62.5 lb


Pound to Ounce Conversion (lb to oz) Table

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Pound (lb)

Ounce (oz)

0.1 lb

1.6 oz

0.13 lb

2.08 oz

0.15 lb

2.4 oz

0.2 lb

3.2 oz

0.25 lb

4 oz

0.3 lb

4.8 oz

0.35 lb

5.6 oz

0.4 lb

6.4 oz

0.45 lb

7.2 oz

0.5 lb

8 oz

0.6 lb

9.6 oz

0.7 lb

11.2 oz

0.75 lb

12 oz

0.8 lb

12.8 oz

0.9 lb

14.4 oz

1 lb

16 oz

1.25 lb

20 oz

1.5 lb

24 oz

2 lb

32 oz

2.25 lb

36 oz

2.5 lb

40 oz

2.75 lb

44 oz

3 lb

48 oz

3.25 lb

52 oz

3.4 lb

54.4 oz

3.75 lb

60 oz

4 lb

64 oz

4.25 lb

68 oz

4.5 lb

72 oz

4.75 lb

76 oz

5 lb

80 oz

5.25 lb

84 oz

5.5 lb

88 oz

5.75 lb

92 oz

6 lb

96 oz

7 lb

112 oz

8 lb

128 oz

9 lb

144 oz

10 lb

160 oz

11 lb

176 oz

12 lb

192 oz

13 lb

208 oz

14 lb

224 oz

15 lb

240 oz

20 lb

320 oz

25 lb

400 oz

30 lb

480 oz

35 lb

560 oz

40 lb

640 oz

45 lb

720 oz

50 lb

800 oz

55 lb

880 oz

60 lb

960 oz

70 lb

1120 oz

75 lb

1200 oz

80 lb

1280 oz

90 lb

1440 oz

100 lb

1600 oz

200 lb

3200 oz

250 lb

4000 oz

500 lb

8000 oz

750 lb

12000 oz

1000 lb

16000 oz

1200 lb

19200 oz

Frequently Asked Questions on Ounce and Pound Conversion

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  • Pound is a bigger unit than Ounce. 1 Pound is 16 times more than an ounce 1 lb = 16 oz

  • 16 oz

  • 16 oz

  • 0.0625 lbs

  • Divide by 16 or multiply by 0.0625. 16 ounces = 1 lbs

  • Multiple by 16. for eg 2 lbs = 32 ounces

  • 1 troy ounce = 0.0685 lbs. 1 troy ounce = 1.097 x ounce (the commonly used avoirdupois ounce.

  • 1 lb

  • 0.75 lbs

  • 1.5 lbs

  • 2 lbs

  • 0.5 lbs

  • 1 Pound

  • 32 oz

  • 160 lbs