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 240 lbs to kg, we can set up the equation as follows:

240 lbs * (0.45359237 kg/1 lb)

Step 3: Cancel out the units

In the equation, the unit “lbs” is present in both the numerator and denominator. This allows us to cancel out the unit and perform the calculation.

Step 4: Perform the calculation

Multiply 240 by the conversion factor:

240 * 0.45359237 = 108.8629688

Step 5: Round the result

Since weight is typically rounded to the nearest decimal place, we can round the result to the desired precision. In this case, let’s round to two decimal places:

108.8629688 ≈ 108.86

Step 6: Add the unit

Finally, add the unit “kg” to the rounded result:

240 lbs ≈ 108.86 kg

Therefore, 240 lbs is approximately equal to 108.86 kg.