Convert Carats to Pounds & Ounces

Enter the weight in carats below to get the value converted to pounds.

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1 ct = 0.000441 lb
1 ct = 0 lbs 0.007056 oz
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How to Convert Carats to Pounds

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To convert a carat measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One carat is equal to 0.000441 pounds, so use this simple formula to convert:

pounds = carats × 0.000441

The weight in pounds is equal to the carats multiplied by 0.000441.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 carats to pounds using the formula above.
5,000 ct = (5,000 × 0.000441) = 2.204623 lb

Carats and pounds are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Carats

The carat is a unit of mass/weight equal to 200 milligrams.[1]

A carat is sometimes also referred to as a metric carat. Carats can be abbreviated as ct, and are also sometimes abbreviated as CD. For example, 1 carat can be written as 1 ct or 1 CD.

Pounds

One pound is defined as a unit of mass/weight equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. One pound is equal to 7,000 grains in the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems.[2]

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. A pound is sometimes also referred to as a common ounce. Pounds can be abbreviated as lb, and are also sometimes abbreviated as lbs, lbm, or #. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lbm, or 1 #.

Carat to Pound Conversion Table

Carat measurements converted to pounds and pounds & ounces values
Carats Pounds Pounds & Ounces
1,000 ct 0.440925 lb 0 lb 7.1 oz
2,000 ct 0.881849 lb 0 lb 14.1 oz
3,000 ct 1.3228 lb 1 lb 5.2 oz
4,000 ct 1.7637 lb 1 lb 12.2 oz
5,000 ct 2.2046 lb 2 lb 3.3 oz
6,000 ct 2.6455 lb 2 lb 10.3 oz
7,000 ct 3.0865 lb 3 lb 1.4 oz
8,000 ct 3.5274 lb 3 lb 8.4 oz
9,000 ct 3.9683 lb 3 lb 15.5 oz
10,000 ct 4.4092 lb 4 lb 6.5 oz
11,000 ct 4.8502 lb 4 lb 13.6 oz
12,000 ct 5.2911 lb 5 lb 4.7 oz
13,000 ct 5.732 lb 5 lb 11.7 oz
14,000 ct 6.1729 lb 6 lb 2.8 oz
15,000 ct 6.6139 lb 6 lb 9.8 oz
16,000 ct 7.0548 lb 7 lb 0.9 oz
17,000 ct 7.4957 lb 7 lb 7.9 oz
18,000 ct 7.9366 lb 7 lb 15 oz
19,000 ct 8.3776 lb 8 lb 6 oz
20,000 ct 8.8185 lb 8 lb 13.1 oz
21,000 ct 9.2594 lb 9 lb 4.2 oz
22,000 ct 9.7003 lb 9 lb 11.2 oz
23,000 ct 10.14 lb 10 lb 2.3 oz
24,000 ct 10.58 lb 10 lb 9.3 oz
25,000 ct 11.02 lb 11 lb 0.4 oz
26,000 ct 11.46 lb 11 lb 7.4 oz
27,000 ct 11.9 lb 11 lb 14.5 oz
28,000 ct 12.35 lb 12 lb 5.5 oz
29,000 ct 12.79 lb 12 lb 12.6 oz
30,000 ct 13.23 lb 13 lb 3.6 oz
31,000 ct 13.67 lb 13 lb 10.7 oz
32,000 ct 14.11 lb 14 lb 1.8 oz
33,000 ct 14.55 lb 14 lb 8.8 oz
34,000 ct 14.99 lb 14 lb 15.9 oz
35,000 ct 15.43 lb 15 lb 6.9 oz
36,000 ct 15.87 lb 15 lb 14 oz
37,000 ct 16.31 lb 16 lb 5 oz
38,000 ct 16.76 lb 16 lb 12.1 oz
39,000 ct 17.2 lb 17 lb 3.1 oz
40,000 ct 17.64 lb 17 lb 10.2 oz

References

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Precious Metals Conversion Information, https://www.nist.gov/pml/weights-and-measures/laws-and-regulations/precious-metals-conversion
  2. Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight