## 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 8 pounds into kilograms we have to multiply 8 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

8 lb → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 8 lb × 0.45359237 kg

M(kg) = 3.62873896 kg

The final result is:

8 lb → 3.62873896 kg

We conclude that 8 pounds is equivalent to 3.62873896 kilograms:

8 pounds = 3.62873896 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.2755778277311 × 8 pounds.

Another way is saying that 8 pounds is equal to 1 ÷ 0.2755778277311 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

8 lb ≅ 3.629 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point two seven six times eight 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)
9 pounds 4.082 kilograms
10 pounds 4.536 kilograms
11 pounds 4.99 kilograms
12 pounds 5.443 kilograms
13 pounds 5.897 kilograms
14 pounds 6.35 kilograms
15 pounds 6.804 kilograms
16 pounds 7.257 kilograms
17 pounds 7.711 kilograms
18 pounds 8.165 kilograms