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No doubt, converting from kgs to lbs is a common task in the realms of maths & engineering, but, luckily, if you have an idea about the formula it’s one of the easy tasks. Also, we develop an online kg to lbs converter that quickly and precisely transforms the value of kilograms (kgs) into its equivalent number of pounds (lbs).

Kg is referred to as the main unit of weight within the metric system, while pounds commonly considered as a measure of weight in the imperial system.

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How many pounds in a kilogram?

  • 1 kilogram (kg) is equal to 2.2046226218 pounds (lbs)
  • 1 pound (lbs) is equal to 0.45359237001003544 kilograms (kg)

Kilogram to pound Formula:

To change from kg to pounds, the formula is mentioned below, this is the maths by using which our converter provides you the accurate results.

lbs = kg ÷ 0.45359237001003544

How do you convert kilograms to pounds (kg to lbs)?

Our kg to lbs converter is packed with a user-friendly interface; just you ought to enter the known value of kilogram that you need to change into pounds. Also, step-by-step conversions, look at the below example in which we use the simple formula.

Example of conversions from kilograms to pounds (kgs to lbs):

Problem: convert 20kg to lbs?


Step 1 (Formula):

  • lbs = kg ÷ 0.45359237001003544

Step 2 (Put the Values):

  • lbs = 20 ÷ 0.45359237001003544

Step 3 (Result):

  • 44.092452436 pounds (lbs)

Means, 20 kilograms (kg) is equal to 44.092452436 pounds (lbs)

kilograms (kg) to Pounds (lbs) conversion table: