# How many kilograms are in a pound?

###### Wiki User

###### 2017-12-07 11:22:22

1 lb was redefined in 1959 to be exactly 0.45359237 kg

1 lb = 0.45359237 kg = 453.59237 g

Though for general usage: 1 lb ≈ 0.454 kg = 454 g

1 kg = 1/0.45359237 lb ≈ 2.20462 lb

Again, for general usage 1 kg ≈ 2.2 lb

1 kilogram equal 2.2 pounds

###### Wiki User

###### 2017-07-07 13:40:03

The answer depends on what "you" is.

###### Wiki User

###### 2014-12-21 23:50:57

Kilogram is the metric unit and pound is the imperial unit for

mass. 1 Kilogram is 2.204 pounds. So we multiply pound by 0.4535 to

get the equivalent kilograms. Answer in kg approx = 0.4536

###### Wiki User

###### 2014-12-21 14:48:01

Kilogram is the metric unit and pound is the imperial unit for

mass. 1 Kilogram is 2.204 pounds. So we multiply pound by 0.4535 to

get the equivalent kilograms.