## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from grams to pounds is 0.0022046226218488, which means that 1 gram is equal to 0.0022046226218488 pounds:

1 g = 0.0022046226218488 lb

To convert 72 grams into pounds we have to multiply 72 by the conversion factor in order to get the mass amount from grams to pounds. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 g → 0.0022046226218488 lb

72 g → M(lb)

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

M(lb) = 72 g × 0.0022046226218488 lb

M(lb) = 0.15873282877311 lb

The final result is:

72 g → 0.15873282877311 lb

We conclude that 72 grams is equivalent to 0.15873282877311 pounds:

72 grams = 0.15873282877311 pounds

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pound is equal to 6.2998940277778 × 72 grams.

Another way is saying that 72 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 6.2998940277778 pounds.

## Approximate result

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

72 g ≅ 0.159 lb

An alternative is also that one pound is approximately six point three times seventy-two grams.

## Conversion table

### grams to pounds chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from grams to pounds

grams (g) pounds (lb)
73 grams 0.161 pounds
74 grams 0.163 pounds
75 grams 0.165 pounds
76 grams 0.168 pounds
77 grams 0.17 pounds
78 grams 0.172 pounds
79 grams 0.174 pounds
80 grams 0.176 pounds
81 grams 0.179 pounds
82 grams 0.181 pounds