## 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 8.7 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 8.7 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

8.7 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 8.7 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.54375 lb

The final result is:

8.7 oz → 0.54375 lb

We conclude that 8.7 ounces is equivalent to 0.54375 pounds:

8.7 ounces = 0.54375 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 1.8390804597701 × 8.7 ounces.

Another way is saying that 8.7 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 1.8390804597701 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

8.7 oz ≅ 0.544 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately one point eight three nine times eight point seven 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)
9.7 ounces 0.606 pounds
10.7 ounces 0.669 pounds
11.7 ounces 0.731 pounds
12.7 ounces 0.794 pounds
13.7 ounces 0.856 pounds
14.7 ounces 0.919 pounds
15.7 ounces 0.981 pounds
16.7 ounces 1.044 pounds
17.7 ounces 1.106 pounds
18.7 ounces 1.169 pounds