118 lbs to kg

To convert pounds (lbs) to kilograms (kg), you can use the following step-by-step instructions:

Step 1: Understand the conversion factor
1 lb is equal to approximately 0.45359237 kg. This is the conversion factor we will use to convert pounds to kilograms.

Step 2: Set up the conversion equation
To convert 118 lbs to kg, we can set up the equation as follows:
118 lbs * (0.45359237 kg/1 lb)

Step 3: Cancel out the units
In the equation, the unit “lbs” appears in both the numerator and denominator. This allows us to cancel out the unit and perform the calculation.

Step 4: Perform the calculation
Multiply 118 by the conversion factor:
118 * 0.45359237 = 53.524 kg

Step 5: Round the answer (if necessary)
In this case, the answer is already rounded to three decimal places, so no further rounding is needed.

Therefore, 118 lbs is approximately equal to 53.524 kg.

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