# Convert pounds to stones

 Mass (in pounds): Mass (in stones):
 The calculator allows you to convert pounds to stones. Perform the reverse calculation: convert stones to pounds
 1 lb = 1 / 14 st or approximately 0,0714 st1 st = 14 lbs

To convert pounds to stones, divide by 14.

## Examples

We are going to convert a mass m of 28 pounds to stones.
Mass m = 28 lbs
1 lb = 1 / 14 st
m = 28 lbs = 28 / 14 = 2 st

To convert pounds to stones, you can use the following conversion formula:
Number of stones = (Number of pounds) / 14

For example, if you want to convert 168 pounds to stones, you would divide 168 by 14, which gives you 12.

Here's another example: if you want to convert 196 pounds to stones, you would divide 196 by 14, which gives you 14.

## A conversion table for pounds (lbs) to stones (st)

Pounds (lbs) Stones (st)
1 0.0714
2 0.1429
3 0.2143
4 0.2857
5 0.3571
6 0.4286
7 0.5
8 0.5714
9 0.6429
10 0.7143
11 0.7857
12 0.8571
13 0.9286
14 1
15 1.0714
16 1.1429
17 1.2143
18 1.2857
19 1.3571
20 1.4286
21 1.5
22 1.5714
23 1.6429
24 1.7143
25 1.7857
26 1.8571
27 1.9286
28 2
29 2.0714
30 2.1429

To use the table, simply locate the number of pounds in the left column and then look across to find the corresponding weight in stones in the right column. For example, if you want to know how many stones are in 18 pounds, you would find the row that corresponds to 18 in the left column and then look across to find 1.2857 in the right column.

## Pounds (lbs)

The pound (lb) is a unit of measurement used to express weight or mass. It is commonly used in the United States and United Kingdom. One pound is equivalent to 16 ounces, or approximately 0.45 kilograms. The pound is sometimes abbreviated as "lb" or "lbs" (plural), which comes from the Latin word "libra", meaning "balance" or "scales". One pound is equal to 0.453592 kilograms, or 16 ounces.

## Stones (st)

The symbol for the stones is "st". The stone is typically abbreviated as "st", which is the same abbreviation used for both singular and plural forms of the unit. For example, you might see someone's weight listed as "10st 6lb", which means they weigh 10 stones and 6 pounds.The stone is a unit of weight that is primarily used in the United Kingdom and Ireland, although it is also sometimes used in other countries as well. One stone is equivalent to 14 pounds, or approximately 6.35 kilograms. Historically, the stone was used as a way of measuring the weight of various goods and commodities, such as grains, wool, and other materials. In more recent times, it has primarily been used as a way of measuring body weight, particularly in the context of personal health and fitness. While the stone is not an officially recognized unit of measurement in most countries, it remains a common way of expressing weight in the UK and Ireland.

The stone is a unit of weight that has been used in the United Kingdom for centuries. It is believed to have originated in the medieval period, when trade was conducted using weights and measures that varied from region to region. The stone was originally defined as the weight of a barleycorn, which was an old unit of length equal to one-third of an inch. However, over time, the stone became standardized to equal 14 pounds in the avoirdupois system of weights, which is the system of weights commonly used in the UK today.

Avoirdupois is a measurement system of weights that uses pounds and ounces as units.