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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 5 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 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

5 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 5 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.3125 lb

The final result is:

5 oz → 0.3125 lb

We conclude that 5 ounces is equivalent to 0.3125 pounds:

5 ounces = 0.3125 pounds

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 3.2 × 5 ounces.

Another way is saying that 5 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 3.2 pounds.

Approximate result

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

5 oz ≅ 0.313 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately three point two times 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)
6 ounces 0.375 pounds
7 ounces 0.438 pounds
8 ounces 0.5 pounds
9 ounces 0.563 pounds
10 ounces 0.625 pounds
11 ounces 0.688 pounds
12 ounces 0.75 pounds
13 ounces 0.813 pounds
14 ounces 0.875 pounds
15 ounces 0.938 pounds