## Unit Converter

## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from pounds to kilograms is 0.45359237, which means that 1 pound is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms:

1 lb = 0.45359237 kg

To convert 1 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 1 by the conversion factor in order to get the mass amount from pounds to kilograms. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 lb → 0.45359237 kg

1 lb → M_{(kg)}

Solve the above proportion to obtain the mass *M* in kilograms:

M_{(kg)} = 1 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M_{(kg)} = 0.45359237 kg

The final result is:

1 lb → 0.45359237 kg

We conclude that **1 pounds is equivalent to 0.45359237 kilograms**:

1 pounds = 0.45359237 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218488 × 1 pounds**.

Another way is saying that *1 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 2.2046226218488 kilograms*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **one pounds is approximately zero point four five four kilograms**:

1 lb ≅ 0.454 kg

An alternative is also that *one kilogram is approximately two point two zero five times one pounds*.

## Conversion table

### pounds to kilograms chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from pounds to kilograms

pounds (lb) | kilograms (kg) |
---|---|

2 pounds | 0.907 kilograms |

3 pounds | 1.361 kilograms |

4 pounds | 1.814 kilograms |

5 pounds | 2.268 kilograms |

6 pounds | 2.722 kilograms |

7 pounds | 3.175 kilograms |

8 pounds | 3.629 kilograms |

9 pounds | 4.082 kilograms |

10 pounds | 4.536 kilograms |

11 pounds | 4.99 kilograms |