lb to kg converter
How many kilograms in one pound?
Pounds to Kilograms Converter
To use this calculator, simply type the value in any box at left or at right. It accepts fractional values.
Using this converter you can get answers to questions like:
- How many kilograms are in 1 pound?
- 1 pound is equal to how many kilograms?
- How to convert lb to kgs?
- What is the lb to kg conversion factor?
- What is the formula to convert from lb to kg? among others.
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).