The unit for pounds is the "pound". The unit for ounces is the "ounce". In Avoirdupois weight, there are 16 ounces in one pound. In Troy weight, there are 12 ounces in one pound, and the ounces are bigger than Avoirdupois ounces, but the pounds are still lighter than Avoirdupois pounds. Anyone for metric ?
Divide ounces by 16 to get the same weight in pounds. 5 ounces = 5/16ths pound = 0.3125 pound
The pound used in the United States ("avoirdupois pound") is equal to 16 ounces. This may vary in the case of other pounds.
7stone 9 pound = 48.53 kilos
To convert ounces to pounds, you would divide the number of ounces by 16, since there are 16 ounces in 1 pound.
0.75 pounds = 12 ounces
3.4 pounds = 54.4 ounces
1 pound = 16 ounces140 pounds = 2,240 ounces
4 pounds 6 ounces
In the imperial weight system, there are 16 ounces per pound. Therefore there is 48 ounces in 3 pounds.
1 pound 6 ounces
There are 16 ounces in a pound. Thus, 48 ounces is equal to 3 pounds.