Convert Kilogram to Kilopound (kg to kips)

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Kilogram (abbreviations: kg, or kgm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K") and equivalent to 1/1000 of one gram. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, one gram 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 Kilograms to Kilopounds

Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 4.39 kilograms?


1 kilograms = 0.00220462 kilopounds

4.39 kilograms = Y kilopounds

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

Y equals 4.39 times 0.00220462 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 4.39 * 0.00220462 / 1 = 0.0096782818 kilopounds

Answer is: 0.0096782818 kilopounds are equivalent to 4.39 kilograms.

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 ) 73.27 kg

( ii ) 89.5 kg

( iii ) 63.4 kg

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