## 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 15.5 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 15.5 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

15.5 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 15.5 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.96875 lb

The final result is:

15.5 oz → 0.96875 lb

We conclude that 15.5 ounces is equivalent to 0.96875 pounds:

15.5 ounces = 0.96875 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 1.0322580645161 × 15.5 ounces.

Another way is saying that 15.5 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 1.0322580645161 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

15.5 oz ≅ 0.969 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately one point zero three two times fifteen 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)
16.5 ounces 1.031 pounds
17.5 ounces 1.094 pounds
18.5 ounces 1.156 pounds
19.5 ounces 1.219 pounds
20.5 ounces 1.281 pounds
21.5 ounces 1.344 pounds
22.5 ounces 1.406 pounds
23.5 ounces 1.469 pounds
24.5 ounces 1.531 pounds
25.5 ounces 1.594 pounds