# Ounces to Pounds

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### Ounces to Pounds

This is a conversion calculator that is used to convert the mass in ounces (Oz) to mass in pounds (lb).  It is programmed with a single text field and two active controls that carry out independent functions of the calculator. To begin the conversion, enter the value in ounces in the blank text field. Press the ‘Convert' button to initiate the conversion from ounces to pounds. The conversion result is shown below the two controls in pounds.

It also indicates the result in pounds and ounces as well as the method used during the conversion. This converter can only perform one conversion at a time.  The "Reset" but erases all data of the previous calculations and it is used when you want to carry out new conversions.

##### Example

Convert 500 ounces to pounds

##### Solution

First, enter the value in ounces (500) in the blank text field. Click the ‘Convert' button and the result in pounds will be displayed as;

Pounds: 31.25

Pounds + Ounces: 31 lb 4 oz

Calculation:

= 500 oz / 16

= 31.25 lb

#### How to convert ounces to pounds

1 Oz = (1/16) lb = 0.0625 lb

This means that one ounce is equivalent to 0.0625 pounds.

The mass in pounds is determined by dividing the mass in ounces by 16.

M (lb) = M (oz) / 16

Using the example above;

Convert 500 ounces to pounds

The calculation will be;

M (lb) =500 Oz / 16

= 31.25 Pounds (lb)

The Ounces to Pounds conversion table can be used to determine the conversion of common values from ounces to pounds on a scale of 0 Oz to 1000 Oz.

#### How many pounds in an ounce?

The weight units' conversion factor of ounces to pounds is 0.0625. If you were converting using the troy weight, the conversion factor will be 0.083333.

We multiply the value in ounces by the conversion factor to determine the number of pounds in an ounce.

1 Ounce = 0.0625 (1/16) Pound

1 Troy Ounce = 0.083333 (1/12) troy pound

This means that there are 0.0625 pounds in one ounce.

An ounce is both a US customary and an imperial unit abbreviated as "Oz". Troy ounce is mostly used in the measurement of precious metals such as silver, gold etc.

A pound is a mass unit in the US customary and imperial systems abbreviated as "lb". It is defined as 0.45359237 kilograms and there are 16 ounces in one pound.