# Convert Pound to Kilogram (lb to kg)

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

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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.

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.

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## How to Convert Pounds to Kilograms

### Example: How many kilograms are equivalent to 52.56 pounds?

As;

1 pounds = 0.4536 kilograms

52.56 pounds = Y kilograms

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

Y equals 52.56 times 0.4536 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 52.56 * 0.4536 / 1 = 23.841216 kilograms

Answer is: 23.841216 kilograms are equivalent to 52.56 pounds.

### 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 ) 23.92 lb

( ii ) 21.24 lb

( iii ) 55.17 lb

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