# Ounces to Pounds Conversion Calculator

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## How to Convert Ounces to Pounds

To convert an ounce measurement to a pound measurement, use a simple formula. Since one ounce is equal to 1/16 of a pound, the formula for the conversion is:

The weight in pounds is equal to the ounces divided by 16.

**For example,**here's how to convert 24 ounces to pounds using the formula above.

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

## What is an Ounce?

One ounce is a unit of mass/weight equal to 1/16 of a pound.
The common ounce should not be confused with the troy ounce, which is equal to 1/12 of a troy pound.^{[1]}

The ounce is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. Ounces can be abbreviated as *oz*, for example 1 ounce can be written as 1 oz.

## What is a Pound?

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*, *lb _{m}*, or

*#*. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lb

_{m}, or 1 #.

## Ounce Measurements and Equivalent Pound Conversions

Ounces | Pounds |
---|---|

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 |

21 oz | 1.3125 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 |

31 oz | 1.9375 lb |

32 oz | 2 lb |

33 oz | 2.0625 lb |

34 oz | 2.125 lb |

35 oz | 2.1875 lb |

36 oz | 2.25 lb |

37 oz | 2.3125 lb |

38 oz | 2.375 lb |

39 oz | 2.4375 lb |

40 oz | 2.5 lb |

## References

- James Bucki, Troy Ounce vs. Ounce,
*The Spruce*, https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/troy-ounce-vs-ounce-4588158 - Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight

## More Ounce Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Tons
- 1 oz is equal to 3.125E-5 tons

**SI Units**

- Convert to Metric Tons
- 1 oz is equal to 2.835E-5 metric tons
- Convert to Kilograms
- 1 oz is equal to 0.02835 kilograms
- Convert to Grams
- 1 oz is equal to 28.349523 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 oz is equal to 28,349.5 milligrams

**Other Units**

- Convert to Long Tons
- 1 oz is equal to 2.7902E-5 long tons
- Convert to Carats
- 1 oz is equal to 141.747616 carats