pounds to ounces
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