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# How do you convert 500 grams to pounds?

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Converting 500 grams to pounds is a simple process. Multiply the value in grams by 0.0022046 to get the answer in pounds. Round the answer and add the unit to finish.

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1. Multiply by 0.0022046

The first step in converting 500 grams to pounds is to multiply 500 x 0.0022046. The answer is 1.1023.

Round the answer from step one to the nearest hundredth decimal place. Rounding the answer allows it to be more readable and concise. The rounded answer is 1.10.

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To convert any given number of pounds into grams, you must know the proper conversion factor between pounds and grams, and how to set up and solve a basic unit conversion problem. The conversion factor between pounds and grams is .002205 pounds for every gram, or 453.5 grams for every pound. These should be written as fractions when solving a conversion problem (1 g/.002205 lbs or 453.5 g/1 lbs).

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Converting 1200 grams to pounds is done by using the conversion fact 1000 grams (or 1 kilogram) equals approximately 2.2 pounds. As 1200 grams equals 1.2 kilograms, the conversion requires multiplying 1.2 kilograms by 2.2 pounds per kilogram for a total of 2.65 pounds.

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A gram is a unit of measurement for mass or weight in the metric system. There are 1000 grams in a kilogram, so 500 grams would be a half a kilogram. In US customary units, 500 grams is a little more than a pound.