

Convert Ounces to Pounds (oz to lb) ▶ Conversion Table
How to convert1 pound (lb) = 16 ounce (oz). Pound (lb) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Ounce (oz) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Pounds: A Unit of WeightA pound is a unit of weight that measures how much force an object or substance exerts on a scale due to gravity. It is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms, or 16 ounces, or 7000 grains. One pound can also be written as lb or lbs. How to Convert PoundsTo convert pounds to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the pound to the desired unit. For example, to convert pounds to kilograms, we need to know that one kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218 pounds. Therefore, one pound is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms. Here are some common conversion factors for pounds:
To convert from other units of weight to pounds, we need to use the inverse of these conversion factors. For example, to convert kilograms to pounds, we need to multiply by 2.2046226218. Definition of the OunceThe ounce is defined differently in different systems of measurement. The most common ounce is the international avoirdupois ounce, which is equal to 28.349523125 grams or 437.5 grains. This is the ounce that is used for most purposes, such as measuring food, postal items, fabric, paper and boxing gloves. The avoirdupois ounce is onesixteenth of an avoirdupois pound, which is defined as 7000 grains. Another ounce is the international troy ounce, which is equal to 31.1034768 grams or 480 grains. This is the ounce that is used for measuring precious metals and gems, such as gold, silver, platinum and diamonds. The troy ounce is onetwelfth of a troy pound, which is defined as 5760 grains. A third ounce is the apothecaries’ ounce, which is also equal to 480 grains, but it is divided into eight drams instead of twelve pennyweights like the troy ounce. The apothecaries’ ounce is used for measuring medicines and drugs. There are also other historical or regional ounces that have different values, such as the Spanish ounce, the French ounce, the Portuguese ounce, the Roman/Italian ounce, the Dutch metric ounce and the Chinese metric ounce. How to Convert OuncesOunces can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert ounces to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:
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