# Convert Pounds to Ounces

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

**Results in Ounces:**

## How to Convert Pounds to Ounces

To convert a pound measurement to a ounce measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 16 ounces, so use this simple formula to convert:

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

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 pounds to ounces using the formula above.

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

## 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.

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 #.

## Ounces

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.

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.

## Pound Measurements and Equivalent Ounce Conversions

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

1 lb | 16 oz |

2 lb | 32 oz |

3 lb | 48 oz |

4 lb | 64 oz |

5 lb | 80 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 |

16 lb | 256 oz |

17 lb | 272 oz |

18 lb | 288 oz |

19 lb | 304 oz |

20 lb | 320 oz |

21 lb | 336 oz |

22 lb | 352 oz |

23 lb | 368 oz |

24 lb | 384 oz |

25 lb | 400 oz |

26 lb | 416 oz |

27 lb | 432 oz |

28 lb | 448 oz |

29 lb | 464 oz |

30 lb | 480 oz |

31 lb | 496 oz |

32 lb | 512 oz |

33 lb | 528 oz |

34 lb | 544 oz |

35 lb | 560 oz |

36 lb | 576 oz |

37 lb | 592 oz |

38 lb | 608 oz |

39 lb | 624 oz |

40 lb | 640 oz |

## More Pound Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.0005 tons

**SI Units**

- Convert to Metric Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.000454 metric tons
- Convert to Kilograms
- 1 lb is equal to 0.453592 kilograms
- Convert to Grams
- 1 lb is equal to 453.59237 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 lb is equal to 453,592.4 milligrams

**Other Units**

- Convert to Long Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.000446 long tons
- Convert to Carats
- 1 lb is equal to 2,267.96 carats