Pounds to Kilograms Conversion | lb to kg | kg to lb
Convert between pounds and kilograms including options for grams and ounces.
- Convert pounds lbs to kilograms kg, and
- Convert kilograms kg to pounds lbs, and
- Convert between pounds lbs and ounces oz, and
- Convert between pounds lbs and grams g, and
- Convert between kilograms kg and ounces oz, and
- Convert between kilograms kg and grams g, and
- Convert between grams g and ounces oz
Results will also include a conversion factor rounded to four significant figures. You can use this factor to do quick conversions for approximate results. This is handy if you do not always need exact results.
Formulas to convert between pounds and kilograms
Since 1 pound is equal to exactly 0.45359237 kilograms, there are 0.45359237 kg/lb and we can convert between these units with more accuracy as follows:
Pounds equals kilograms divided by 0.45359237 kilograms per pound or,
lb = kg ÷ 0.45359237 kg/lb
Kilograms equals pounds multiplied by 0.45359237 kilograms per pound or,
kg = lb × 0.45359237 kg/lb
Example: Pounds to Kilograms
You weigh 127 lbs but you need to fill out a form with your weight in kilograms.
127 lb × 0.45359237 kg/lb
lb × 0.45359237 kg/ lb ≈ 56.606231
and rounding to 56.61 is likely sufficient for this purpose.
Example: Kilograms to Pounds
Your European car weight says it is 1200 kilograms and you need to be under 2500 pounds to take it on a ferry.
1200 kg ÷ 0.45359237 kg/lb
kg ÷ 0.45359237 kg/lb ≈ 2645.5471 lb
and rounding to 2646, you'll need to wait for the next ferry.
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