## 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 496 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 496 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

496 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 496 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 31 lb

The final result is:

496 oz → 31 lb

We conclude that 496 ounces is equivalent to 31 pounds:

496 ounces = 31 pounds ## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.032258064516129 × 496 ounces.

Another way is saying that 496 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.032258064516129 pounds.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that four hundred ninety-six ounces is approximately thirty-one pounds:

496 oz ≅ 31 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point zero three two times four hundred ninety-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)
497 ounces 31.063 pounds
498 ounces 31.125 pounds
499 ounces 31.188 pounds
500 ounces 31.25 pounds
501 ounces 31.313 pounds
502 ounces 31.375 pounds
503 ounces 31.438 pounds
504 ounces 31.5 pounds
505 ounces 31.563 pounds
506 ounces 31.625 pounds