Converting 1 Pound to Ounces: Steps & Tutorial


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How many ounces are in one pound?

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1. If you have forgotten how many ounces are in a pound, what is a good way to find that information?

2. If a pound of candy is split into 4 equal amounts, how many ounces would each part weigh?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learning how many ounces are in a pound is the first step to understanding how to convert one to the other. This quiz will have you recall relevant information and then apply it to a conversion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This lb-to-oz conversion quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall how many ounces are in a pound
  • Remember how many pounds are in an ounce
  • Calculate how many pounds a given amount of ounces equals
  • Solve for how many ounces a given amount of pounds equals

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most pertinent information found in the lesson on how to convert one pound to one ounce
  • Problem solving - use this information to calculate how many ounces are in a given amount of pounds, or vice versa
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have learned about pound-to-ounce conversion

Additional Learning

Learn the steps that are used to convert pounds to ounces by reviewing the related lesson called, Converting 1 Pound to Ounces: Steps & Tutorial. In this lesson, you will find the following objectives:

  • Use buying candy as a real life application of the conversion
  • Provide the formulas for how to convert one to the other
  • Explain how to set up a ratio and solve a linear equation