## 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 27 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 27 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

27 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 27 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 12.24699399 kg

The final result is:

27 lb → 12.24699399 kg

We conclude that 27 pounds is equivalent to 12.24699399 kilograms:

27 pounds = 12.24699399 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.081652689698103 × 27 pounds.

Another way is saying that 27 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.081652689698103 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

27 lb ≅ 12.247 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point zero eight two times twenty-seven 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)
28 pounds 12.701 kilograms
29 pounds 13.154 kilograms
30 pounds 13.608 kilograms
31 pounds 14.061 kilograms
32 pounds 14.515 kilograms
33 pounds 14.969 kilograms
34 pounds 15.422 kilograms
35 pounds 15.876 kilograms
36 pounds 16.329 kilograms
37 pounds 16.783 kilograms