## 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 272 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 272 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

272 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 272 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 17 lb

The final result is:

272 oz → 17 lb

We conclude that 272 ounces is equivalent to 17 pounds:

272 ounces = 17 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.058823529411765 × 272 ounces.

Another way is saying that 272 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.058823529411765 pounds.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that two hundred seventy-two ounces is approximately seventeen pounds:

272 oz ≅ 17 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point zero five nine times two hundred seventy-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)
273 ounces 17.063 pounds
274 ounces 17.125 pounds
275 ounces 17.188 pounds
276 ounces 17.25 pounds
277 ounces 17.313 pounds
278 ounces 17.375 pounds
279 ounces 17.438 pounds
280 ounces 17.5 pounds
281 ounces 17.563 pounds
282 ounces 17.625 pounds