## 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 142 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 142 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

142 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 142 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 8.875 lb

The final result is:

142 oz → 8.875 lb

We conclude that 142 ounces is equivalent to 8.875 pounds:

142 ounces = 8.875 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.11267605633803 × 142 ounces.

Another way is saying that 142 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.11267605633803 pounds.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred forty-two ounces is approximately eight point eight seven five pounds:

142 oz ≅ 8.875 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point one one three times one hundred forty-two 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)
143 ounces 8.938 pounds
144 ounces 9 pounds
145 ounces 9.063 pounds
146 ounces 9.125 pounds
147 ounces 9.188 pounds
148 ounces 9.25 pounds
149 ounces 9.313 pounds
150 ounces 9.375 pounds
151 ounces 9.438 pounds
152 ounces 9.5 pounds