1 What is a pound?
It is an imperial system mass unit. Its symbol is lb. 1 pound equals 16 ounces in an avoirdupois ounce, and 1 troy pound equals 12 troy ounces. It is also defined as 0.45359237 kilograms. It is usually used in the US and the British commonwealths.
2 What is an ounce?
It is a unit of weight which is equal to 1/16th of a pound or 28.35 gm. Its symbol is oz. Hence, 1lb= 16oz.
3 Types of Ounce and Pound
There are two types of ounce and pounds. One is the avoirdupois ounce and pound; they are usually used as a unit of weight and mass in the US and other parts of the world. The second is troy ounce and pounds, which are not used much in today's time. They are sometimes used to measure precious metals like gold, silver, platinum, and gems as well. (See How many ounces are in a cup?)
4 How to convert ounces to pound?
It is pretty easy to calculate the conversion,
1oz= 0.0625lb. For converting it into pounds, either multiply the value by 0.0625 or divide it by 16. For example, if you want to calculate how many pounds are in 10 ounces, then multiply it by 0.0625 or divide it by 16.
5 Pounds to Ounce conversion table
Here is the conversion table for a better understanding:
Common conversions from ounce to pounds: