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 3 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 3 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

3 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 3 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 1.36077711 kg

The final result is:

3 lb → 1.36077711 kg

We conclude that 3 pounds is equivalent to 1.36077711 kilograms:

3 pounds = 1.36077711 kilograms

3 pounds is equal to 1.361 kilograms

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.73487420728293 × 3 pounds.

Another way is saying that 3 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.73487420728293 kilograms.

Approximate result

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

3 lb ≅ 1.361 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point seven three five times three 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)
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
12 pounds 5.443 kilograms
13 pounds 5.897 kilograms