# lb to kg converter

How many kilograms in one pound?

1 pound equals 0.45 kilogram or 453.6 gram

### Pounds to Kilograms Converter

 Pounds (lb) Kilograms (kg) =

## Definition of pound

One pound, the international avoirdupois pound, is legally defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms.

## Definition of kilogram

The kilogram (kg) is the SI unit of mass. It is equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram. This prototype is a platinum-iridium international prototype kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures. One kg is approximately equal to 2.20462262184878 pounds.

## lbs to kg formula

To calculate a pound value to the corresponding value in kg, just multiply the quantity in pounds by 2.20462262184878 (the conversion factor).

pounds = kilograms × 2.20462262184878

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