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Converting 1 Pound to Grams

Instructor: Mia Primas

Mia has taught math and science and has a Master's Degree in Secondary Teaching.

In this lesson, you will learn the steps and calculation to convert 1 pound to grams. The lesson will conclude with a discussion about situations where this conversion may be used.

Steps for Converting Pounds to Grams

Step 1: Convert pounds to kilograms

Step 2: Convert kilograms to grams

In order to convert from one unit to the other, we multiply by the conversion factor. The conversion factor is the ratio of the units set up as a fraction. The unit that we are converting to should be in the numerator. For example, when converting pounds to kilograms, kilograms should be in the numerator of the fraction and pounds should be in the denominator.

The following equivalent units will be used to convert pounds to grams.

2.2 pounds = 1 kilogram
1 kilogram = 1,000 grams

Converting 1 Pound to Grams

  • Step 1: Convert pounds to kilograms

Converting pounds to kilograms
1

  • Step 2: Convert kilograms to grams

Converting kilograms to grams
2

Therefore, 1 pound is equal to 450 grams.

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