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What is 1 pound equal to in kg?

1 pound (lb) is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms (kg).

Is 1 pound half a kg?

No, 1 pound is not half a kilogram, it is approximately 0.45 kg.

Is 1kg bigger than 1 pound?

Yes, 1 kg is bigger than 1 pound. In fact, 1 kg is equivalent to 2.20462 pounds.

What does 75 kg mean in pounds?

75 kg is equal to approximately 165.3467 pounds.

Why is it called 1 pound?

The term "pound" comes from the Latin word "pondo" which means "a weight". It is believed to have been used as a unit of weight since ancient Roman times.

How can I measure 1 pound?

You can measure 1 pound using a kitchen scale, a postal scale, or a digital scale that measures weight in both pounds and kilograms.

How is pound calculated?

The pound is calculated based on the International Prototype of the Kilogram, which is a physical object made of platinum and iridium that is kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in France. The pound is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms, which is the exact mass of the international prototype.