# How much does 16 oz of water weigh in pounds?

**Pounds(lb)** and **Ounces(oz)** are different measuring units to calculate the weight or mass of an item.

## Answer: 16 ounces (oz) of water is equal to 1 pound in weight.

Let's understand the relationship and the conversion between pounds and ounces.

**Explanation:**

**1 ounce (oz) = 0.0625 pounds (lb)**

This can also be written as **1 pound = 16 ounces,**

Now, let us convert 3 pounds to ounces.

Since 1 pound = 16 ounces,

3 pounds = 3 × 16 = 48 ounces