## 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 261 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 261 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

261 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 261 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 16.3125 lb

The final result is:

261 oz → 16.3125 lb

We conclude that 261 ounces is equivalent to 16.3125 pounds:

261 ounces = 16.3125 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.061302681992337 × 261 ounces.

Another way is saying that 261 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.061302681992337 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

261 oz ≅ 16.313 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point zero six one times two hundred sixty-one 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)
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
270 ounces 16.875 pounds
271 ounces 16.938 pounds