**Definitions:**

**Ounce** (abbreviation: **oz**): is a unit of mass used in customary (imperial) systems of measurement in British. It is most popular in the retail sale of groceries in the United States, also in many other matters of domestic and international trade between customary measurement driven countries.

**Pound** (abbreviations: **lb, or lbs, or ps**): is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

## How to Convert Ounces to Pounds

*Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 11.99 Ounces?*

As;

1 Ounces = 0.0625 pounds

11.99 Ounces = Y pounds

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 11.99 times 0.0625 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 11.99 * 0.0625 / 1 = 0.749375 pounds

Answer is: 0.749375 pounds are equivalent to 11.99 Ounces.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into lb:*

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 99.56 oz

( ii ) 33.97 oz

( iii ) 77.8 oz