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 16 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 16 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

16 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 16 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 1 lb

The final result is:

16 oz → 1 lb

We conclude that 16 ounces is equivalent to 1 pounds:

16 ounces = 1 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 × 16 ounces.

Another way is saying that 16 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 1 pounds.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that sixteen ounces is approximately one pounds:

16 oz ≅ 1 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately one times sixteen 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)
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
23 ounces 1.438 pounds
24 ounces 1.5 pounds
25 ounces 1.563 pounds
26 ounces 1.625 pounds