## 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 259 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 259 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

259 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 259 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 16.1875 lb

The final result is:

259 oz → 16.1875 lb

We conclude that 259 ounces is equivalent to 16.1875 pounds:

259 ounces = 16.1875 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.061776061776062 × 259 ounces.

Another way is saying that 259 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.061776061776062 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

259 oz ≅ 16.188 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point zero six two times two hundred fifty-nine 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)
260 ounces 16.25 pounds
261 ounces 16.313 pounds
262 ounces 16.375 pounds
263 ounces 16.438 pounds
264 ounces 16.5 pounds
265 ounces 16.563 pounds
266 ounces 16.625 pounds
267 ounces 16.688 pounds
268 ounces 16.75 pounds
269 ounces 16.813 pounds