## 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 15.8 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 15.8 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

15.8 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 15.8 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.9875 lb

The final result is:

15.8 oz → 0.9875 lb

We conclude that 15.8 ounces is equivalent to 0.9875 pounds:

15.8 ounces = 0.9875 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 1.0126582278481 × 15.8 ounces.

Another way is saying that 15.8 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 1.0126582278481 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

15.8 oz ≅ 0.988 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately one point zero one three times fifteen point eight 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)
16.8 ounces 1.05 pounds
17.8 ounces 1.113 pounds
18.8 ounces 1.175 pounds
19.8 ounces 1.238 pounds
20.8 ounces 1.3 pounds
21.8 ounces 1.363 pounds
22.8 ounces 1.425 pounds
23.8 ounces 1.488 pounds
24.8 ounces 1.55 pounds
25.8 ounces 1.613 pounds