## 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 28.5 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 28.5 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

28.5 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 28.5 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 1.78125 lb

The final result is:

28.5 oz → 1.78125 lb

We conclude that 28.5 ounces is equivalent to 1.78125 pounds:

28.5 ounces = 1.78125 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.56140350877193 × 28.5 ounces.

Another way is saying that 28.5 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.56140350877193 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

28.5 oz ≅ 1.781 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point five six one times twenty-eight point five 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)
29.5 ounces 1.844 pounds
30.5 ounces 1.906 pounds
31.5 ounces 1.969 pounds
32.5 ounces 2.031 pounds
33.5 ounces 2.094 pounds
34.5 ounces 2.156 pounds
35.5 ounces 2.219 pounds
36.5 ounces 2.281 pounds
37.5 ounces 2.344 pounds
38.5 ounces 2.406 pounds