# Convert Kilonewton to Pound (kn to lb)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kilonewton to pound (kn 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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Kilonewton (abbreviation: kN): is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force where 1 kN = 1000 N. It is named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics, specifically Newton's second law of motion.

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 Kilonewton to Pounds

### Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 8.36 kilonewton?

As;

1 kilonewton = 224.809 pounds

8.36 kilonewton = Y pounds

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

Y equals 8.36 times 224.809 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 8.36 * 224.809 / 1 = 1879.40324 pounds

Answer is: 1879.40324 pounds are equivalent to 8.36 kilonewton.

### 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 ) 92.63 kn

( ii ) 7.37 kn

( iii ) 66.55 kn

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