How many ounces (oz) are there in a pound (lb)?
1 Avoirdupois pound (lb) is equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces (oz). 1 Troy pound is equal to 12 troy ounces. The Avoirdupois pound and ounce are used to weigh everything in the United States except precious metals and drugs. The troy pound and ounce are only used for precious metal measurements.
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How to convert from pounds to ounces?
1 Pound is equal to 16 ounces. To convert from pounds to ounces, multiply the pound value by 16.
Ounce (oz) = Pound (lb) × 16
For example, to find out how many ounces there are in a pound and a half, multiply 1.5 by 16, that makes 24 ounces in 1.5 pounds.
You may also use this weight and mass units conversion tool to convert between pounds, ounces and other weight & mass units.
What is a pound (lb)?
Pound (lb) is an Imperial system mass unit. 1 Avoirdupois pound (lb) is equal to 16 ounces (oz). The troy pound is used for precious metals measurements (gold, silver etc) and is equal to 12 troy ounces. Since 1959, the international avoirdupois pound has been defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilogram. The symbol is "lb".
What is an ounce (oz)?
Ounce is an imperial system mass unit. 1 Avoirdupois ounce is equal to 0.0625 pound. The symbol is "oz".
The list for your reference:
1 Avoirdupois Pound = 16 Avoirdupois Ounces
1 Troy Pound = 12 Troy Ounces
1/8 lb = 2 oz
1/4 lb = 4 oz
1/2 lb = 8 oz
1 lb = 16 oz
3/2 lbs = 24 oz
2 lbs = 32 oz
5/2 lbs = 40 oz
To find out how many ounces there are in "x" pounds for all conversion values please check the table below.