## 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 46 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 46 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

46 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 46 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 2.875 lb

The final result is:

46 oz → 2.875 lb

We conclude that 46 ounces is equivalent to 2.875 pounds:

46 ounces = 2.875 pounds ## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.34782608695652 × 46 ounces.

Another way is saying that 46 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.34782608695652 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

46 oz ≅ 2.875 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point three four eight times forty-six 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)
47 ounces 2.938 pounds
48 ounces 3 pounds
49 ounces 3.063 pounds
50 ounces 3.125 pounds
51 ounces 3.188 pounds
52 ounces 3.25 pounds
53 ounces 3.313 pounds
54 ounces 3.375 pounds
55 ounces 3.438 pounds
56 ounces 3.5 pounds