## 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 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 48 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 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 48 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 3 lb

The final result is:

48 oz → 3 lb

We conclude that 48 ounces is equivalent to 3 pounds:

48 ounces = 3 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.33333333333333 × 48 ounces.

Another way is saying that 48 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.33333333333333 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

48 oz ≅ 3 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point three three three times forty-eight 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 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
58 ounces 3.625 pounds