# Convert Kilopound to Pound (kips to lb)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kilopound to pound (kips to lb). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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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.

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.

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## How to Convert Kilopounds to Pounds

### Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 28.76 kilopounds?

As;

1 kilopounds = 1000 pounds

28.76 kilopounds = Y pounds

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

Y equals 28.76 times 1000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 28.76 * 1000 / 1 = 28760 pounds

Answer is: 28760 pounds are equivalent to 28.76 kilopounds.

### 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 ) 60.74 kips

( ii ) 64.94 kips

( iii ) 21.8 kips

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