# 8 oz equal how many lbs?

Apr 7, 2016

$8$ oz. are equal to $\frac{1}{2}$ pounds.

#### Explanation:

Each pound has $16$ ounces or oz.

Hence, $8$ oz. are equal to $\frac{8}{16} = \frac{1 \cancel{2} \times \cancel{2} \times \cancel{2}}{\cancel{2} \times \cancel{2} \times \cancel{2} \times 2} = \frac{1}{2}$ pounds.