## 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 20 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 20 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

20 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 20 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 1.25 lb

The final result is:

20 oz → 1.25 lb

We conclude that 20 ounces is equivalent to 1.25 pounds:

20 ounces = 1.25 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.8 × 20 ounces.

Another way is saying that 20 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.8 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

20 oz ≅ 1.25 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point eight times twenty 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)
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
27 ounces 1.688 pounds
28 ounces 1.75 pounds
29 ounces 1.813 pounds
30 ounces 1.875 pounds