## 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 342 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 342 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

342 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 342 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 155.12859054 kg

The final result is:

342 lb → 155.12859054 kg

We conclude that 342 pounds is equivalent to 155.12859054 kilograms:

342 pounds = 155.12859054 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.006446264976166 × 342 pounds.

Another way is saying that 342 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.006446264976166 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

342 lb ≅ 155.129 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point zero zero six times three hundred forty-two 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)
343 pounds 155.582 kilograms
344 pounds 156.036 kilograms
345 pounds 156.489 kilograms
346 pounds 156.943 kilograms
347 pounds 157.397 kilograms
348 pounds 157.85 kilograms
349 pounds 158.304 kilograms
350 pounds 158.757 kilograms
351 pounds 159.211 kilograms
352 pounds 159.665 kilograms