## 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 48.5 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 48.5 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

48.5 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 48.5 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 3.03125 lb

The final result is:

48.5 oz → 3.03125 lb

We conclude that 48.5 ounces is equivalent to 3.03125 pounds:

48.5 ounces = 3.03125 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.32989690721649 × 48.5 ounces.

Another way is saying that 48.5 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.32989690721649 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

48.5 oz ≅ 3.031 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point three three times forty-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)
49.5 ounces 3.094 pounds
50.5 ounces 3.156 pounds
51.5 ounces 3.219 pounds
52.5 ounces 3.281 pounds
53.5 ounces 3.344 pounds
54.5 ounces 3.406 pounds
55.5 ounces 3.469 pounds
56.5 ounces 3.531 pounds
57.5 ounces 3.594 pounds
58.5 ounces 3.656 pounds