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# Kg to Pounds Converter

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## Kg to Pounds Converter

Kilogram to Pounds Converter is a mathematical converter that converts the weight from kilograms to pounds and vice versa in a few seconds. It converts the larger value of a kilogram into a pound in a few seconds or vice versa with just one click.

## What is meant by Kilogram?

It is the base unit of the base quantity called mass that is defined in the field of physics and used in worldwide systems. It is also called the **SI **unit of mass which is mostly used to measure the weight of an object.

In the use of daily life kilogram is a well-known unit for measuring the weight or mass of objects. The value of **1 **kg is equivalent to **2.20462 **(lbs).

On the other hand, the kilogram gave a standard and familiar unit of mass that helps to measure the precise measurements in different contexts.

The factor used to convert the kilogram to pounds is stated as.

`1 kg = 2.20462 lbs`

`Weight (in pounds) = weight in (kg) × 2.20462`

## What is meant by Pounds?

It is also another unit of mass that is used to measure the weight or mass of a solid object. It is used in the United States while other countries follow an imperial system of measurement.

The pound is defined as exactly **0.45359 **kilograms. It is subdivided into smaller units such as ounces that are notated as (**oz**). On the other hand, the value of “1 pound” is equivalent to “**16 **ounces” in an imperial system.

In daily life usage, the pound is the unit of weight or mass while in the field of physics studied as the unit of force.

The factor used to convert the pounds to kilograms is stated as.

`1 pound = 1/2.20462 kg`

`1 pound = 0.45359 kg`

`Weight (in kg) = weight in (pound) × 0.45359`

## How to convert the (kg to pound) or (pound to kg)?

**Example 1:**

If the weight of the box is **25 **kilograms then what is the value in pounds?

**Solution:**

**Step 1: **Write the data from the question.

Box weight = 25 kg, Box Weight (in pounds) =?

**Step 2: **Write the conversion factor for “1 kg into pounds”.

`1 kg = 2.20462 lbs`

**Step 3: **Put the values in the above conversion factor and simplify.

weight in (kg) = 25 kg

Weight (in pounds) = weight in (kg) × 2.20462

Weight (in pounds) = 25 × 2.20462

**Weight (in pounds) = 55.11 (lbs)**

**Example 2:**

If the weight of a cube box is **70 **pounds then what is the value in kilogram?

Solution:

**Step 1: **Write the data from the question.

Box weight (in kg) =?, Box Weight (in pounds) = 70 lbs

**Step 2: **Write the conversion factor for “1 pound into kg”.

1 kg = 2.20462 lbs

1 pound = 1/2.20462 kg

`1 pound = 0.45359 kg`

Weight (in kg) = weight in (pound) × 0.45359

**Step 3: **Put the values in the above conversion factor and simplify.

weight in (pound)= 70 lbs

Weight (in kg) = weight in (pound) × 0.45359

Weight (in kg) = 70 × 0.45359

**Weight (in kg) = 31.75 (kg)**