Enter the weight in pounds and the conversion factor into the calculator to determine the volume in pints. This calculator can also evaluate any of the variables given the others are known.

Pounds To Pints Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the conversion from pounds to pints.

PT = P * CF


  • PT is the volume in pints
  • P is the weight in pounds
  • CF is the conversion factor (pints per pound) for the specific substance

To calculate the volume in pints, multiply the weight in pounds by the conversion factor for the specific substance. The conversion factor represents the volume that one pound of the substance would occupy.

What is a Pounds To Pints?

Pounds to Pints is a conversion factor that is used to convert a measurement from pounds (a unit of weight) to pints (a unit of volume). This conversion is often used in cooking and baking, where ingredients might be measured in different units. The exact conversion factor can vary depending on the specific substance being converted, as different substances have different densities.

How to Calculate Pounds To Pints?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Pounds To Pints using the formula PT = P * CF.

  1. First, determine the weight in pounds (P).
  2. Next, determine the conversion factor (CF) for the specific substance.
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = PT = P * CF.
  4. Finally, calculate the volume in pints (PT).
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

weight in pounds (P) = 10

conversion factor (CF) = 2