Convert Kilograms To Pounds
This measurement conversion is based on a simple rule: 1 kg = 2.20462 lb The kilogram is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units, which is the modern standard governing the metric system. The kilogram is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype Kilogram (IPK), which is almost exactly equal to the mass of one liter of water.
The pound (abbreviation: lb, lbm) is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement. A number of different definitions have been used, the most common today being the international avoirdupois pound of exactly 0.45359237 kilograms.