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Convert Kilogram to Pound (kg to lb)

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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.

Pound (abbreviations: lb, or lbs, or ps): is a unit of force 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 Pounds

Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 74.6 kilograms?


1 kilograms = 2.20462 pounds

74.6 kilograms = Y pounds

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

Y equals 74.6 times 2.20462 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 74.6 * 2.20462 / 1 = 164.464652 pounds

Answer is: 164.464652 pounds are equivalent to 74.6 kilograms.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into lb:

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

( i ) 77.3 kg

( ii ) 39.44 kg

( iii ) 33.23 kg

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