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Weight and Mass

# How many pounds are in a kilogram?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### April 20, 2018 8:24AM

One lb is 0.454 kg, so a tad more than 2.

1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds. *(2.20462262 to be more
precise).*

22 pounds = 10 kilos

The formula to convert kg to lbs

1 kg * 2.2046 lbs= 2.204622622 lbs

kg and lbs can't be equated, since they're units of different types of quantities.

The "kg" is a unit of mass, whereas the "lb" is a unit of force.

On Earth, 1 kg of mass weighs 2.205 pounds. In other places, the same 1 kg

of mass has a different weight.

**Formula**:

*pounds x 0.454 = kilograms*