## 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 242 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 242 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

242 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 242 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 15.125 lb

The final result is:

242 oz → 15.125 lb

We conclude that 242 ounces is equivalent to 15.125 pounds:

242 ounces = 15.125 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.066115702479339 × 242 ounces.

Another way is saying that 242 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.066115702479339 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

242 oz ≅ 15.125 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point zero six six times two hundred forty-two 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)
243 ounces 15.188 pounds
244 ounces 15.25 pounds
245 ounces 15.313 pounds
246 ounces 15.375 pounds
247 ounces 15.438 pounds
248 ounces 15.5 pounds
249 ounces 15.563 pounds
250 ounces 15.625 pounds
251 ounces 15.688 pounds
252 ounces 15.75 pounds