## 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 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 |