Unit Converter

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 3 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 3 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

3 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 3 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.1875 lb

The final result is:

3 oz → 0.1875 lb

We conclude that 3 ounces is equivalent to 0.1875 pounds:

3 ounces = 0.1875 pounds

3 ounces is equal to 0.188 pounds

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 5.3333333333333 × 3 ounces.

Another way is saying that 3 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 5.3333333333333 pounds.

Approximate result

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

3 oz ≅ 0.188 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately five point three three three times three 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)
4 ounces 0.25 pounds
5 ounces 0.313 pounds
6 ounces 0.375 pounds
7 ounces 0.438 pounds
8 ounces 0.5 pounds
9 ounces 0.563 pounds
10 ounces 0.625 pounds
11 ounces 0.688 pounds
12 ounces 0.75 pounds
13 ounces 0.813 pounds