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Last Updated : May 08, 2023

Here is the conversion calculator for units of pounds and ounces where it calculates the entered inputs in less time and displays output with show work. So, make use of this free & handy pounds to ounces calculator and do your calculations much easier and faster.

Value(in Pound):

What is Meant by Pound and Ounce?

Pound: Pound is the mass unit that is utilized in the US customary and imperial systems of measurement. Officially, the imperial pound is outlined as 453.59237 grams. The symbol of the pound is 'lb'. For example, 1 pound is represented as 1lb. 1 pound is equivalent to 16 ounces.

Ounce: Ounce is also a unit measurement of mass used in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Formally, the common ounce is outlined as 28.349523125 grams and is equal to one-sixteenth of a pound. The symbol of an ounce is 'oz'. For example, 2 ounces is represented as 2 oz. 1 oz is equal to 0.0625 lb.

Pounds to Ounce Conversion Formula

The pounds to ounces formula is defined as the mass m in an ounce is equivalent to the mass m in pounds times 16. It is represented as

Mass in Ounces = Mass in Pounds x 16
m(oz) = m(lb) × 16

Pounds to Ounces Conversion Chart/Table

The following is the pounds to ounces conversion table that helps to check the common conversions of lb to oz quickly. 

Pound to Ounces Conversion Table

lb to oz

1.0 = 16
2.0 = 32
3.0 = 48
4.0 = 64
5.0 = 80

pound to ounces

6.0 = 96
7.0 = 112
8.0 = 128
9.0 = 144
10 = 160

How to Convert Pounds to Ounces by Hand?

In order to convert lb to oz unit measurement manually, you have to be aware of how many ounces are in pounds and how many pounds are in ounces. Below are the simple steps that are followed to calculate pounds to ounce:

  • Firstly, know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.
  • To convert pounds to ounces, take the pounds mass value and multiply by 16.
  • Perform the simplification process and get the desired mass value in ounces.

Let's check the solved example on the conversion of pounds to ounces here and understand the calculation procedure with more clarity. Also, you can learn other unit conversions calculations under one roof @


Convert 2.5 pounds to ounces and verify with pounds to ounces calculator?


Given that, pounds mass value is 2.5 lb

The simple conversion formula of lb to oz is

Ounce = Pounds x 16

Now subsitute the given mass value in the respective place

Ounce = 2.5 x 16

Ounce = 40

Therefore, the conversion of 2.5 pounds into ounces is 40 oz.

FAQs on Pounds to Ounces Conversion Calculator with Steps

1. Is 8 oz the same as 1 lb?

No, 8 oz is not the same as 1 lb as it is equivalent to 12 pounds.

2. How many pounds does an ounce weigh?

In one ounce (oz) there are 0.0625 pounds (lb).

3. How to use the lb to oz calculator?

Just furnish the respective input i.e. pound(lb) and then hit on the calculate button in pounds to ounces conversion calculator to get the result in ounces.

4. Is free online Pounds to Ounces Calculator available easily?

Yes, you can avail the free Pounds to Ounces Calculator online by visiting the web portal.