Pounds to Ounces

Pounds to Ounces Conversion

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Pounds to Ounces

This is a conversion calculator that is used to convert the mass in pounds (lb) to mass in ounces (Oz).  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 pounds in the blank text field. Press the ‘Convert' button to initiate the conversion from pounds to ounces. The conversion result is shown below the two controls in ounces.

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 31.25 pounds to ounces

Solution

First, enter the value in pounds (31.25) in the blank text field. Click the ‘Convert' button and the result in ounces will be displayed as;

Pounds: 500

Pounds + Ounces: 31 lb 4 oz

Calculation:

= 31.25 lb × 16

= 500 oz 

How to convert pounds to ounces

1 lb = 16 oz

This means that one pound is made up of 16 ounces.

The mass in ounce is determined by multiplying the mass in pounds by 16.

M (oz) = M (lb) x 16

Using the example above;

Convert 31.25 pounds to ounces

The calculation will be;

M (oz) =31.25 lb x 16

= 500 ounces (oz).

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

How many ounces in a pound?

The weight units' conversion factor of pounds to ounces is 16. If you were converting using the troy weight, the conversion factor will be 12.

We multiply the value in pounds by the conversion factor to determine the number of ounces in a pound.

1 pound = 16 ounces

1 Troy pound = 12 troy ounces

This means that there are 16 ounces in one pound.

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.

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.