Pounds to Grams (lbs to g) Conversion - How many grams in a pound?

1 Pound (lb) = 453.6 grams (g). 1/2 lb = 226.8 grams. 1/4 lb = 113.4 grams. 1/8 lb = 56.7 grams.

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How many grams are there in a pound?

There are 453.6 grams in a pound because one kilogram is defined as 2.20462 pounds and there are 1000 grams in a kilogram, that makes 1000 / 2.20462 = 453.6 grams in a pound.

If you would like to convert from grams to pounds and create the conversion table please check grams to pounds converter page.

How to convert from pounds to grams?

To find out how many grams in "x" pounds, multiply the number of pounds by 453.6.

For example, to find out how many grams there are in a pound and a half, multiply 1.5 by 453.6, that makes 680.4 grams in 1.5 pounds.

You may also use this weight and mass units conversion tool to convert between pounds, grams and other 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 grams. After the metric system, 1 pound is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilogram. The abbreviation is "lb".

What is a Gram?

Gram is a metric system mass unit. 1 gram is 1/1000 kilogram (kg). It is also equal to the weight of 1 mL of water. The abbreviation is "g".

The list for your reference:

1 Pound = 453.6 Grams

1/8 lb = 56.7 g
1/4 lb = 113.4 g
1/2 lb = 226.8 g
1 lb = 453.6 g
3/2 lbs = 680.4 g
2 lbs = 907.2 g
5/2 lbs = 1134 g

To find out how many grams there are in "x" pounds for all conversion values please check the table below. If the pounds to grams conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.

Create Custom Conversion Table
To create your own custom conversion table click "Create Table" botton. To change values, you may enter a "Start" value (1, 2.5, 5 etc), select a an "Increment" value (0.01, 5, 100 etc) and select an "Accuracy" value to round the result.