convert 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 pound (lb) is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms (kg). This is the conversion factor we will use to convert lbs to kg.

Step 2: Set up the conversion equation
To convert lbs to kg, you need to multiply the weight in pounds by the conversion factor. The equation is:
Weight in kg = Weight in lbs × Conversion factor

Step 3: Determine the weight in pounds
Identify the weight value you want to convert from pounds to kilograms. Let’s say you have a weight of 150 lbs.

Step 4: Apply the conversion equation
Using the conversion equation from Step 2, plug in the weight in pounds and the conversion factor:
Weight in kg = 150 lbs × 0.45359237 kg/lb

Step 5: Perform the calculation
Multiply the weight in pounds by the conversion factor:
Weight in kg = 150 × 0.45359237 kg
Weight in kg ≈ 68.0388555 kg

Step 6: Round the answer (optional)
If desired, round the weight in kilograms to an appropriate number of decimal places. In this case, rounding to two decimal places gives:
Weight in kg ≈ 68.04 kg

Step 7: Finalize the conversion
The weight of 150 lbs is approximately equal to 68.04 kg.

Remember to always double-check your calculations and use the correct conversion factor to ensure accurate conversions.

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