Unit Converter

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 ounces into pounds we have to multiply 8 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 oz → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 8 oz × 0.0625 lb

M(lb) = 0.5 lb

The final result is:

8 oz → 0.5 lb

We conclude that 8 ounces is equivalent to 0.5 pounds:

8 ounces = 0.5 pounds

8 ounces is equal to 0.5 pounds

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 2 × 8 ounces.

Another way is saying that 8 ounces is equal to 1 ÷ 2 pounds.

Approximate result

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

8 oz ≅ 0.5 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately two times eight 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 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
16 ounces 1 pounds
17 ounces 1.063 pounds
18 ounces 1.125 pounds