## 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 4.2 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 4.2 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

4.2 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 4.2 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 1.905087954 kg

The final result is:

4.2 lb → 1.905087954 kg

We conclude that 4.2 pounds is equivalent to 1.905087954 kilograms:

4.2 pounds = 1.905087954 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.52491014805923 × 4.2 pounds.

Another way is saying that 4.2 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.52491014805923 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

4.2 lb ≅ 1.905 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point five two five times four point 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)
5.2 pounds 2.359 kilograms
6.2 pounds 2.812 kilograms
7.2 pounds 3.266 kilograms
8.2 pounds 3.719 kilograms
9.2 pounds 4.173 kilograms
10.2 pounds 4.627 kilograms
11.2 pounds 5.08 kilograms
12.2 pounds 5.534 kilograms
13.2 pounds 5.987 kilograms
14.2 pounds 6.441 kilograms