How many kilograms in a pound?
There is 0.4536 kilogram in a pound (453 grams in 1 lb) because 1 kilogram is defined as 2.20462 pounds, that makes 1 / 2.20462 = 0.4536 kilogram in a pound.
How to convert from pounds (lbs) to kilograms?
To find out how many kilograms in "x" pounds, as a formula multiply the number of pounds "x" by 0.4536.
For example, to find out how many kilograms there are in a pound and a half, multiply 1.5 by 0.45359, that makes 0.68 kilograms (680 grams) in 1.5 pounds.
If you would like to convert from kilograms to pounds and also get more information please check kilograms to pounds page to find out how many pounds in "x" kilograms.
You may also use this weight and mass units conversion tool to convert between all weight & mass units.
What is a pound (lb)?
Pound (lb) is an imperial system mass unit. After US Customary system is adopted, it remained the same. The pound dates back to the Roman empire and at that time it was called "libra" (that's where the "lb" abbreviation comes from) and in Roman libra there were 12 kilograms. After the metric system, 1 pound is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilogram. The abbreviation is "lb".
What is a kilogram (kg)?
Kilogram (kg) is a metric system mass unit. 1 kilogram equals to 2.20462 pounds, 35.274 pounds or 1000 grams. The abbreviation is "kg".
The list for your reference:
1 Pound = 0.45359237 Kilogram
1/4 lb = 0.113 kg (113 grams) g
1/2 lb = 0.226 kg (226 grams)
1 lb = 0.453 kg (453 grams)
3/2 lbs = 0.680 kg (680 grams)
2 lbs = 0.907 kg (907 grams)
5/2 lbs = 1.134 kg (1 kg and 134 grams)
To find out how many kilograms there are in "x" pounds for all conversion values please check the table below. If the pounds to kilograms conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.
February 9, 2019