Formula

oz = lb x 16

Quick Rough Maths

To get the Ounces, multiply the number of Pounds by 16.0

Pounds (lb) in 1 Ounce

There are 0.06 Pounds in 1 Ounce

Ounces (oz) in 1 Pound

There are 16 Ounces in 1 Pound

Symbol: **lb**

Unit System: Imperial

Unit System: Imperial

The pound is a unit of mass (acceptable for use as weight on Earth) and is part of the imperial system of units. It has the symbol lb.

Not to be confused with a number of other definitions, the most common is international avoirdupois pound. The avoirdupois pound is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms and is divided into 16 avoirdupois ounces.

One of the most common uses of the pound is in measuring the mass / weight of human beings or animals. When introduced, sports athletes such as boxers or wrestlers are described by their weight in pounds before any other characteristic as it helps people visualise how big / powerful they are.

The unit pounds originated from the Roman ‘libra’ (hence the abbreviated ‘lb’). The libra, which is Latin for scales or balance, was an ancient Roman unit used to measure mass and was equivalent to approximately 328.9 grams. The libra was originally split into 12 ounces (or unciae).

Random fact: Some cannons, such as the Smoothbore cannon, are based on the imperial pounds of circular solid iron balls of the diameters that fit the barrels. For example, a cannon that fires 12-pound ball is called a twelve-pounder.

Symbol: **oz**

Unit System: Imperial

Unit System: Imperial

The ounce is a unit of mass (acceptable for use as weight on Earth) and is part of the imperial system of units. It has the symbol oz.

Not to be confused with a fluid ounce (fl oz; volume) or an ounce-force (force), the ounce is the smallest of the 3 denominations of weight used in the imperial system. There are 16 ounces in a pound and 14 pounds in a stone.

The strict name for this unit is the avoirdupois ounce and in SI / metric terms it is equivalent to approximately 28.3g.

Ounces are used to indicate the weight of fabrics in Asia, the UK and North America. For example, 16 oz denim. The number refers to weight of the fabric in ounces.

The ounce was no longer seen as a legal unit of measure after the year 2000 in the UK. However, it is still used informally and is also used as the measure for portion sizes in restaurants in the UK.

1lb = 16oz

2lb = 32oz

3lb = 48oz

4lb = 64oz

5lb = 80oz

6lb = 96oz

7lb = 112oz

8lb = 128oz

9lb = 144oz

10lb = 160oz

11lb = 176oz

12lb = 192oz

13lb = 208oz

14lb = 224oz

15lb = 240oz

16lb = 256oz

17lb = 272oz

18lb = 288oz

19lb = 304oz

20lb = 320oz

21lb = 336oz

22lb = 352oz

23lb = 368oz

24lb = 384oz

26lb = 416oz

27lb = 432oz

28lb = 448oz

29lb = 464oz

30lb = 480oz

31lb = 496oz

32lb = 512oz

33lb = 528oz

34lb = 544oz

35lb = 560oz

36lb = 576oz

37lb = 592oz

38lb = 608oz

39lb = 624oz

40lb = 640oz

41lb = 656oz

42lb = 672oz

43lb = 688oz

44lb = 704oz

45lb = 720oz

46lb = 736oz

47lb = 752oz

48lb = 768oz

49lb = 784oz

51lb = 816oz

52lb = 832oz

53lb = 848oz

54lb = 864oz

55lb = 880oz

56lb = 896oz

57lb = 912oz

58lb = 928oz

59lb = 944oz

60lb = 960oz

61lb = 976oz

62lb = 992oz

63lb = 1008oz

64lb = 1024oz

65lb = 1040oz

66lb = 1056oz

67lb = 1072oz

68lb = 1088oz

69lb = 1104oz

70lb = 1120oz

71lb = 1136oz

72lb = 1152oz

73lb = 1168oz

74lb = 1184oz

76lb = 1216oz

77lb = 1232oz

78lb = 1248oz

79lb = 1264oz

80lb = 1280oz

81lb = 1296oz

82lb = 1312oz

83lb = 1328oz

84lb = 1344oz

85lb = 1360oz

86lb = 1376oz

87lb = 1392oz

88lb = 1408oz

89lb = 1424oz

90lb = 1440oz

91lb = 1456oz

92lb = 1472oz

93lb = 1488oz

94lb = 1504oz

95lb = 1520oz

96lb = 1536oz

97lb = 1552oz

98lb = 1568oz

99lb = 1584oz