# pounds to ounces

 From milligram (mg) gram (g) kilogram (kg) metric ton (t) pound (lb) ounce (oz) To milligram (mg) gram (g) kilogram (kg) metric ton (t) pound (lb) ounce (oz) 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