# pounds to ounces

Mass, been a valuable property which is used to define the features of a substance, take any aspect, take it as experimentally or let’s make it as industries, take your health or take it for domestic purpose, mass is one of the most critical units which has been in use from the ancient time. Since mass is a valuable property and hence we should study the features of pounds and ounces and in addition to this let’s consider how we can convert them.

## pounds to ounces

What is a pound? A pound is one of the units, using which we can measure mass, well a pound is equal to 0.45 kg, well a pound is a smaller unit them then SI unit which is a kilogram.

Lb. is the symbol which is used to show pound.

A pound is slowly decreasing the use since we have defined a standard for measurement like kilogram is the standard unit in which we can measure mass.

What are ounces?

Ounces is again one of the critical units which can be used to measure mass, one ounce of mass is equal to 28.3 grams; this means that when we consider a body whose mass comes around to be 28.3 grams we can say that body has the mass of one ounce.

One ounce is also equal to 16 drams, well drams is also a unit which is used to measure the mass of any substance,

Conversion using a conversion factor,

Well we have that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces, this makes it as 1 lb = 12 ounces, using this equation as conversion factor you can convert pounds to ounces, and in addition to this, you can also convert vice versa of it.