# How many oz in a pound?

Ounce (oz) was derived from the old Italian word onza, meaning 1 ounce.

## Answer: 1 pound is 16 ounces (oz)

**Explanation: **

Ounce (oz) is a unit of volume used for measuring or knowing the volume of liquids, while the Pound is a unit of measurement that is highly used in Britain.

The formula to find the given mass is to multiply it by 16.

Use this calculator to convert different masses between pounds to ounces.

### Thus, we can say 1 pound is approximately equal to 16 ounces.

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