**Definitions:**

**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Kilopounds to Grams

*Example: How many grams are equivalent to 71.91 kilopounds?*

As;

1 kilopounds = 453592.90943564 grams

71.91 kilopounds = Y grams

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

Y equals 71.91 times 453592.90943564 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 71.91 * 453592.90943564 / 1 = 32617866.117517 grams

Answer is: 32617866.117517 grams are equivalent to 71.91 kilopounds.

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

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

( i ) 74.81 kips

( ii ) 40.11 kips

( iii ) 68.15 kips