## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from ounces to pounds is 0.0625, which means that 1 ounce is equal to 0.0625 pounds:

1 oz = 0.0625 lb

To convert 0.5 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 0.5 by the conversion factor in order to get the mass amount from ounces to pounds. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 oz → 0.0625 lb

0.5 oz → M(lb)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the mass M in pounds:

M(lb) = 0.5 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.03125 lb

The final result is:

0.5 oz → 0.03125 lb

We conclude that 0.5 ounces is equivalent to 0.03125 pounds:

0.5 ounces = 0.03125 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 32 × 0.5 ounces.

Another way is saying that 0.5 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 32 pounds.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that zero point five ounces is approximately zero point zero three one pounds:

0.5 oz ≅ 0.031 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately thirty-two times zero point five ounces.

## Conversion table

### ounces to pounds chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from ounces to pounds

ounces (oz) pounds (lb)
1.5 ounces 0.094 pounds
2.5 ounces 0.156 pounds
3.5 ounces 0.219 pounds
4.5 ounces 0.281 pounds
5.5 ounces 0.344 pounds
6.5 ounces 0.406 pounds
7.5 ounces 0.469 pounds
8.5 ounces 0.531 pounds
9.5 ounces 0.594 pounds
10.5 ounces 0.656 pounds