# Pounds to kilograms conversion

Our pounds to kilogram(lb to kg) conversion tool is a free converter that enables you to convert from pounds to kilogram easily.

## How to Convert pounds to kilogram

To convert a pound measurement(lb) to a kilogram measurement(kg), divide the weight by the conversion ratio. Since one Kilogram is equal to 2.20462 Pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

### What is the formula to convert from pounds to kilogram?

kilograms=lb / 2.20462

### Examples

### Convert 5 pounds to kilograms

5 lb = (5 / 2.20462) = 2.267965 kg

### Convert 10 pounds to kilograms

10 lb = (10 / 2.20462) = 4.535929kg

### Convert 100 pounds to kilograms

100 lb = (100 / 2.20462) = 45.359291 kg

## Pound

### What is a Pound?

A pound (symbol: lb) is a unit of mass used in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. The international avoirdupois pound (the common pound used today) is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. The avoirdupois pound is equivalent to 16 avoirdupois ounces.

Pound can be abbreviated as p; for example, 1 Pound can be written as 1p.

### What is the Pound used for?

The pound as a unit of weight is widely used in the United States, often for measuring body weight. Many versions of the pound existed in the past in the United Kingdom (UK), and although the UK largely uses the International System of Units, pounds are still used within certain contexts, such as labelling of packaged foods (by law the metric values must also be displayed)

## Kilogram

### What is a Kilogram?

A kilogram is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units. It is presently defined based on the fixed numerical value of the Planck constant: h. Even though the kilogram's definition was changed in 2019, the actual unit size remained the same. The changes were ment to improve the definitions of SI base units, not actually to change how the units are used worldwide.

Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1kg.

### What is the kilogram used for?

The kilogram is used in nearly all fields globally, except countries like the United States, where it is used in many areas (such as science, industry, government, and the military) but typically not in everyday applications.

## How to use our Pounds to kilograms converter (lb to kg converter)

Follow these 3 simple steps to use our pounds to kilogram converter

- Input the unit of pounds you wish to convert
- Click on convert and watch this result display in the box below it
- Click Reset to reset the pounds value

## Pound to kilogram Conversion Table

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