## 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