Unit Converter

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 12 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 12 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

12 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 12 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.75 lb

The final result is:

12 oz → 0.75 lb

We conclude that 12 ounces is equivalent to 0.75 pounds:

12 ounces = 0.75 pounds

12 ounces is equal to 0.75 pounds

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 1.3333333333333 × 12 ounces.

Another way is saying that 12 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 1.3333333333333 pounds.

Approximate result

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

12 oz ≅ 0.75 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately one point three three three times twelve 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)
13 ounces 0.813 pounds
14 ounces 0.875 pounds
15 ounces 0.938 pounds
16 ounces 1 pounds
17 ounces 1.063 pounds
18 ounces 1.125 pounds
19 ounces 1.188 pounds
20 ounces 1.25 pounds
21 ounces 1.313 pounds
22 ounces 1.375 pounds