Pound to Kilogram Conversion (Convert lbs to kgs)
To convert from pound to kilogram (lbs to kgs), please enter value for pound in from input box. You can also convert from kilogram to pound (kgs to lbs)
Pounds to Kilogram ( lbs to kg ) Relation
Both Pound (lb) and Kilogram(kg) are units of measurement of weight or mass. A pound(lbs) is an imperial unit of mass or weight. Likewise, after the adoption of the SI system in the year 1959, the unit kilogram has been adopted as the unit of measurement of weight.
However, when we examine the technicalities behind both the terms, it remarkably becomes more complex and hard to differentiate between the two units. 1 pound (lb) is stated to be 0.454 times lighter than 1 kg (represented as kg). Thus, one pound of mass is equal to 0.454 kg.
Pound To Kilogram Conversion Chart
|Pound (lb)||Kilogram (kg)|
|0.01 lb||0.0045359237000000005 kg|
|0.1 lb||0.045359237000000004 kg|
|1 lb||0.45359237 kg|
|2 lb||0.90718474 kg|
|5 lb||2.2679618500000003 kg|
|10 lb||4.535923700000001 kg|
|20 lb||9.071847400000001 kg|
|50 lb||22.6796185 kg|
|100 lb||45.359237 kg|
|500 lb||226.796185 kg|
|1000 lb||453.59237 kg|
Convert from pound to kilogram formula
|Total kilogram =||Total pound x 0.45359237|
For example, if you want to convert 15 Pound to Kilogram then,
15 lbs = 15 x 0.45359237 = 6.80388555 kgs
Convert from kilogram to pound formula
|Total pound =|
|= 15 lbs|
Pounds to kg formula
1 lb = 0.454 kg
Kilogram to lbs formula
1 kg = 2.205 lbs
|Unit system||US customary units and the British imperial systems|
The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement. Various definitions have been used; the most common today is the international avoirdupois pound, which is legally defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms, and which is divided into 16 avoirdupois ounces.
|Unit system||International System of Units (SI) base unit|
The kilogram (also kilogramme) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), the current metric system, having the unit symbol kg. It is a widely used measure in science, engineering and commerce worldwide, and is often simply called a kilo in everyday speech.