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

Step 1: Understand the conversion factor

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

Step 2: Set up the conversion equation

We can set up the conversion equation as follows:

16.5 lbs * (0.45359237 kg/1 lb)

Step 3: Cancel out the units

In the conversion equation, the unit “lbs” is in the numerator and denominator, so it cancels out. We are left with:

16.5 * 0.45359237 kg

Step 4: Perform the calculation

Multiply 16.5 by 0.45359237 to get the result:

16.5 * 0.45359237 = 7.4849887055 kg

Step 5: Round the answer (if necessary)

Depending on the desired level of precision, you may need to round the answer. In this case, rounding to two decimal places gives us:

7.48 kg

Therefore, 16.5 lbs is approximately equal to 7.48 kg.