## 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 8.6 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 8.6 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

8.6 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 8.6 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.5375 lb

The final result is:

8.6 oz → 0.5375 lb

We conclude that 8.6 ounces is equivalent to 0.5375 pounds:

8.6 ounces = 0.5375 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 1.8604651162791 × 8.6 ounces.

Another way is saying that 8.6 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 1.8604651162791 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

8.6 oz ≅ 0.538 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately one point eight six times eight point 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)
9.6 ounces 0.6 pounds
10.6 ounces 0.663 pounds
11.6 ounces 0.725 pounds
12.6 ounces 0.788 pounds
13.6 ounces 0.85 pounds
14.6 ounces 0.913 pounds
15.6 ounces 0.975 pounds
16.6 ounces 1.038 pounds
17.6 ounces 1.1 pounds
18.6 ounces 1.163 pounds