# Pounds to Stones conversion

Pounds (lbs) to Stones (st) weight (mass) conversion calculator and how to convert.

## Pounds to Stones conversion calculator

Enter the weight (mass) in pounds (lbs) and press the Convert button:

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#### Pounds to Stones

A pound (symbol: lb) is a unit of mass used in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. The international avoirdupois pound (the common pound used today) is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. The avoirdupois pound is equivalent to 16 avoirdupois ounces.

The stone (st) is a unit of measure equal to 14 pounds (lb) avoirdupois, or 6.3503 kilograms (kg). The plural of stone is also stone.

The stone measurement remains widely used in Britain, Australia, and Ireland for measuring human body weight. In the U.K. people may be said to weigh, e.g., "11 stone 4" (11 stones and 4 pounds), rather than "72 kilograms", or "158 pounds" as in the U.S.

#### How to convert Pounds to Stones

1 pound (lb) is equal to 0.0714286 stones (st).

1 lb = 0.0714286 st

The mass m in stones (st) is equal to the mass m in pounds (lb) divided by 14:

m(st) = m(lb) / 14

#### Example

Convert 5 lb to stones:

m(st) = 5 lb / 14 = 0.357 st

#### Pounds to Stones conversion table

Pounds (lb) Stones (st)
0 lb 0 st
0.1 lb 0.00714 st
1 lb 0.0714 st
2 lb 0.1429 st
3 lb 0.2143 st
4 lb 0.2857 st
5 lb 0.3571 st
6 lb 0.4286 st
7 lb 0.5000 st
8 lb 0.5714 st
9 lb 0.6429 st
10 lb 0.7143 st
20 lb 1.4286 st
30 lb 2.1429 st
40 lb 2.8571 st
50 lb 3.5714 st
60 lb 4.2857 st
70 lb 5.0000 st
80 lb 5.7143 st
90 lb 6.4286 st
100 lb 7.1429 st
1000 lb 71.4286 st

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