## 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 72 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 72 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

72 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 72 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 32.65865064 kg

The final result is:

72 lb → 32.65865064 kg

We conclude that 72 pounds is equivalent to 32.65865064 kilograms:

72 pounds = 32.65865064 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.030619758636789 × 72 pounds.

Another way is saying that 72 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.030619758636789 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

72 lb ≅ 32.659 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point zero three one times seventy-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)
73 pounds 33.112 kilograms
74 pounds 33.566 kilograms
75 pounds 34.019 kilograms
76 pounds 34.473 kilograms
77 pounds 34.927 kilograms
78 pounds 35.38 kilograms
79 pounds 35.834 kilograms
80 pounds 36.287 kilograms
81 pounds 36.741 kilograms
82 pounds 37.195 kilograms