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 158 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 158 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

158 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 158 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 9.875 lb

The final result is:

158 oz → 9.875 lb

We conclude that 158 ounces is equivalent to 9.875 pounds:

158 ounces = 9.875 pounds

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.10126582278481 × 158 ounces.

Another way is saying that 158 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.10126582278481 pounds.

Approximate result

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

158 oz ≅ 9.875 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point one zero one times one hundred fifty-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)
159 ounces 9.938 pounds
160 ounces 10 pounds
161 ounces 10.063 pounds
162 ounces 10.125 pounds
163 ounces 10.188 pounds
164 ounces 10.25 pounds
165 ounces 10.313 pounds
166 ounces 10.375 pounds
167 ounces 10.438 pounds
168 ounces 10.5 pounds