## 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 30 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 30 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

30 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 30 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 13.6077711 kg

The final result is:

30 lb → 13.6077711 kg

We conclude that 30 pounds is equivalent to 13.6077711 kilograms:

30 pounds = 13.6077711 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.073487420728293 × 30 pounds.

Another way is saying that 30 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.073487420728293 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

30 lb ≅ 13.608 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point zero seven three times thirty 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)
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
38 pounds 17.237 kilograms
39 pounds 17.69 kilograms
40 pounds 18.144 kilograms