**Definitions:**

**Gram** (abbreviation: **gm**): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, it is the absolute weight of a volume equal to the hundredth part of a metre cube of pure water.

**Kilopound** (abbreviation: **kips**): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

## How to Convert Grams to Kilopounds

*Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 41.75 grams?*

As;

1 grams = 2.20462E-6 kilopounds

41.75 grams = Y kilopounds

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 41.75 times 2.20462E-6 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 41.75 * 2.20462E-6 / 1 = 9.2042885E-5 kilopounds

Answer is: 9.2042885E-5 kilopounds are equivalent to 41.75 grams.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips:*

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 31.81 gm

( ii ) 52.39 gm

( iii ) 43.09 gm