## 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 159 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 159 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

159 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 159 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 72.12118683 kg

The final result is:

159 lb → 72.12118683 kg

We conclude that 159 pounds is equivalent to 72.12118683 kilograms:

159 pounds = 72.12118683 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.01386555108081 × 159 pounds.

Another way is saying that 159 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.01386555108081 kilograms.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred fifty-nine pounds is approximately seventy-two point one two one kilograms:

159 lb ≅ 72.121 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point zero one four times one hundred fifty-nine 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)
160 pounds 72.575 kilograms
161 pounds 73.028 kilograms
162 pounds 73.482 kilograms
163 pounds 73.936 kilograms
164 pounds 74.389 kilograms
165 pounds 74.843 kilograms
166 pounds 75.296 kilograms
167 pounds 75.75 kilograms
168 pounds 76.204 kilograms
169 pounds 76.657 kilograms