## 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 500 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 500 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

500 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 500 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 226.796185 kg

The final result is:

500 lb → 226.796185 kg

We conclude that 500 pounds is equivalent to 226.796185 kilograms:

500 pounds = 226.796185 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.0044092452436976 × 500 pounds.

Another way is saying that 500 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0044092452436976 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

500 lb ≅ 226.796 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point zero zero four times five hundred 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)
501 pounds 227.25 kilograms
502 pounds 227.703 kilograms
503 pounds 228.157 kilograms
504 pounds 228.611 kilograms
505 pounds 229.064 kilograms
506 pounds 229.518 kilograms
507 pounds 229.971 kilograms
508 pounds 230.425 kilograms
509 pounds 230.879 kilograms
510 pounds 231.332 kilograms