Converting Pounds to Kilograms Conversion Example Problem

Converting Pounds to Kilograms

Pounds to kilograms is a common mass unit conversion.
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This worked example problem demonstrates how to convert pounds to kilograms.


A man weighs 176 lbs. What is his weight in kilograms?


1 kg = 2.2 lbs
x kg = 176 lbs

x kg = 176 lbs x 1 kg/2.2 lbs
x kg = 80 kg


The 176 lb. man weighs 80 kg.