Convert Kilopound to Kilogram (kips to kg)

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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.

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.


How to Convert Kilopounds to Kilograms

Example: How many kilograms are equivalent to 62.43 kilopounds?


As;

1 kilopounds = 453.59290943564 kilograms

62.43 kilopounds = Y kilograms

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

Y equals 62.43 times 453.59290943564 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 62.43 * 453.59290943564 / 1 = 28317.805336067 kilograms

Answer is: 28317.805336067 kilograms are equivalent to 62.43 kilopounds.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kg:


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

( i ) 90.82 kips

( ii ) 9.91 kips

( iii ) 1.67 kips



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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