# Pounds to kg conversion

This weight(mass) converter changes a traditional unit pound to an SI unit kilogram. The pound is traditionally adopted unit of weight in the US, UK and many other countries while kg is the SI unit of weight. The pound is mentioned as lb and kilogram as kg. One pound makes 0.45359237 kg which means the pound is relatively smaller than kg and we must go with the multiplication formula as we go from small to large values.

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## How to convert Pounds to Kilograms

1 pound (lb) is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms (kg).

1 lb = 0.45359237 kg

The mass m in kilograms (kg) is equal to the mass m in pounds (lb) times 0.45359237:

m(kg) = m(lb) × 0.45359237

#### Example

Convert 5 lb to kilograms:

m(kg) = 5 lb × 0.45359237 = 2.268 kg

## Pounds to Kilograms conversion table

Pounds (lb) Kilograms (kg) Kilograms+Grams (kg+g)
0 lb 0 kg 0 kg 0 g
0.1 lb 0.045 kg 0 kg 45 g
1 lb 0.454 kg 0 kg 454 g
2 lb 0.907 kg 0 kg 907 g
3 lb 1.361 kg 1 kg 361 g
4 lb 1.814 kg 1 kg 814 g
5 lb 2.268 kg 2 kg 268 g
6 lb 2.722 kg 2 kg 722 g
7 lb 3.175 kg 3 kg 175 g
8 lb 3.629 kg 3 kg 629 g
9 lb 4.082 kg 4 kg 82 g
10 lb 4.536 kg 4 kg 536 g
20 lb 9.072 kg 9 kg 72 g
30 lb 13.608 kg 13 kg 608 g
40 lb 18.144 kg 18 kg 144 g
50 lb 22.680 kg 22 kg 680 g
60 lb 27.216 kg 27 kg 216 g
70 lb 31.751 kg 31 kg 751 g
80 lb 36.287 kg 36 kg 287 g
90 lb 40.823 kg 40 kg 823 g
100 lb 45.359 kg 45 kg 359 g
1000 lb 453.592 kg 453 kg 592 g

This converter changes the traditional unit pound to a Systematic one i.e kg. The pound is an old and traditional used unit of weight while System International( the organization to define different measuring units at the international level) gives kg as a unit of weight. In this converter pounds values are changed into kg.

As the pound is smaller than kg and an lb makes only 0.45359237 kg so this converter operates on the multiplication formula. It multiplies lbs by 0.45359237 to convert pounds into kilograms.

How many pounds means 1 kg?

1 kilogram is equal to 2.20462262 pounds, which is the conversion factor from kilograms to pounds.