**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.

**Ounce** (abbreviation: **oz**): is a unit of mass used in customary (imperial) systems of measurement in British. It is most popular in the retail sale of groceries in the United States, also in many other matters of domestic and international trade between customary measurement driven countries.

## How to Convert Kilopounds to Ounces

*Example: How many Ounces are equivalent to 42.51 kilopounds?*

As;

1 kilopounds = 15999.727446574 Ounces

42.51 kilopounds = Y Ounces

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

Y equals 42.51 times 15999.727446574 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 42.51 * 15999.727446574 / 1 = 680148.41375387 Ounces

Answer is: 680148.41375387 Ounces are equivalent to 42.51 kilopounds.

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

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

( i ) 86.31 kips

( ii ) 81.79 kips

( iii ) 21.2 kips