## 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 ## 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