# What do you understand by 75kg to lbs?

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Ibs is an abbreviation used for measuring unit pounds. Ibs is a short form of a Latin word named Libra which means ‘weight'.

Which type of unit is pound?

Pound is a measuring unit which is used to express weight. Its origin comes from Roman culture where Libra was used as a unit of measurement for weights. This is not a standard unit of measurement but it is still used in some countries like America which are still using the imperial systems of measurement.

How to convert 75kg to lbs ?

First of all we should have knowledge of metric systems and about the interrelations of different units while converting them from one unit to another. To convert 75kg to lbs you have to follow following simple steps –

First of all you should know the value of the unit weight that is 1 kilogram in pounds.
One kilogram weight is equal to around 2.205 pounds.
Now, to simplify this conversion, round off this value as much as possible.
Let us round off 2.205 pounds to 2.2. Now we will use this rounded off figure 2.2 in further calculations instead of 2.205.
Since we know that one kilogram of weight is approximately equal to 2.2 pounds of weight in the imperial system of measurement, we can convert 75 kg to lbs or pounds.
We have to multiply 75 kg with 2.2 and we will get the value of 75 kg in pounds
In short – 1 kg = 2.2 pounds, therefore 75 kg = 75 ×2.2 pounds.
After calculations, the result is – approximate 165.3 pounds.
We can round it off to 165 pounds.

So, the value of 75 kilograms in pounds or lbs is nearly 165 pounds.

What if we want to convert pounds back into pounds or lbs ?

Conversion of pounds into kilograms is also simple. You can do it if you have knowledge of basic mathematics like division and multiplication and about values of measuring units of different metric systems.

For converting any mass that is expressed in pounds to kilograms, we can simply divide it by 2.2 since we know 1 kg is nearly equal to 2.2 pounds.

Or if you know that one pound is equal to approximately 0.45 kilograms, just multiply it with this figure and you will get your mass into kilograms.

Other units of measurement for mass –

Some metric units that are used for measurement of mass are kilogram, gram and tonne which are denoted as – kg , g, and t respectively.
Some imperial units for the measurement of mass are – ounce, pound, stone etc.