## 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 47 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 47 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

47 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 47 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 2.9375 lb

The final result is:

47 oz → 2.9375 lb

We conclude that 47 ounces is equivalent to 2.9375 pounds:

47 ounces = 2.9375 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.34042553191489 × 47 ounces.

Another way is saying that 47 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.34042553191489 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

47 oz ≅ 2.938 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point three four times forty-seven 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)
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
57 ounces 3.563 pounds