## 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 16 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 16 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

16 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 16 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 7.25747792 kg

The final result is:

16 lb → 7.25747792 kg

We conclude that 16 pounds is equivalent to 7.25747792 kilograms:

16 pounds = 7.25747792 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.13778891386555 × 16 pounds.

Another way is saying that 16 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.13778891386555 kilograms.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that sixteen pounds is approximately seven point two five seven kilograms:

16 lb ≅ 7.257 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point one three eight times sixteen 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)
17 pounds 7.711 kilograms
18 pounds 8.165 kilograms
19 pounds 8.618 kilograms
20 pounds 9.072 kilograms
21 pounds 9.525 kilograms
22 pounds 9.979 kilograms
23 pounds 10.433 kilograms
24 pounds 10.886 kilograms
25 pounds 11.34 kilograms
26 pounds 11.793 kilograms