pounds to ounces

lb = ? oz

This converter makes instant conversions from pounds (lb) to ounces (oz). It also provides the conversion steps. To use the converter, please provide a value in the input field. The converter will begin making conversions as the values are being typed in.

How many ounces in a pound?

Both pound and ounce are units of mass in the United States (US) customary systems of measurement as well as in the British imperial system. In both systems, 1 pound is defined to contains 16 ounces. Therefore, there are 16 ounces in a pound.

How to convert pounds to ounces

Based on the definition of 16 ounces in a pound, the pound to ounce conversion formula is:

oz = lb × 16

Thus, to convert from pounds to ounces, multiply a value in pounds by 16. For example, convert a bottle of juice weighed 1.5 pounds to ounces:

1.5 lb = 1.5 × 16 oz = 24 oz

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