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# How many kilograms does 1 lb equal?

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One pound is equal to approximately 0.45359 kilograms. One kilogram is approximately equal to 2.2046 pounds. Kilograms are a unit of measurement in the International System of Units or the metric system. Pounds are a unit of measurement in the customary system of units or the imperial unit system.

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Both pounds and kilograms are units of mass. Kilograms are used widely around the globe because the metric system is used in the majority of the countries throughout the world. Pounds are used mostly in the United States and a few other countries where nations utilize the customary system of units.

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One pound is comprised of 0.45359237 kilograms. A single pound consists of 453.592 grams. In the same vein, a pound is comprised of 453,592 milligrams.

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One pound is approximately equal to 0.454 kilograms. Multiplying 133 times 0.454 equals 60.38 kilograms. Alternatively, it may be easier to remember that 1 kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds.

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There are three ways of converting 123 pounds to kilograms; using an online pound to kilogram calculator whereby it automatically converts the pounds to kilograms, dividing the 123 pounds by a conversion factor of 2.2 or multiplying the 123 pounds by a conversion factor of 0.453. When 123 pounds is multiplied by 0.453, it gives 55.719 kg, and when it is divided by 2.2, it gives 55.91 kg. On rounding off, the answer becomes 56 kg.