## 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 500 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 500 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

500 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 500 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 31.25 lb

The final result is:

500 oz → 31.25 lb

We conclude that 500 ounces is equivalent to 31.25 pounds:

500 ounces = 31.25 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 0.032 × 500 ounces.

Another way is saying that 500 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 0.032 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

500 oz ≅ 31.25 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately zero point zero three two times five hundred 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)
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
507 ounces 31.688 pounds
508 ounces 31.75 pounds
509 ounces 31.813 pounds
510 ounces 31.875 pounds