One of the most common measurements for weight is the pound. It is defined as 16 ounces, which means that it is equal to 453.59 grams. A kilogram is also a common measurement, but it is related to the metric system. This unit of measurement can be converted into pounds by multiplying by 2.2; therefore, 1 kg equals about 2.2 pounds.
The metric system is the most commonly used measurement system in the world, but many of us are still not sure how to convert between different units of measurement. What are the differences between pounds, kilograms, grams, ounces? A kilogram or "kg" is equivalent to 2.2 pounds or "lbs." A gram is equivalent to 0.0022 lbs. An ounce is equivalent to 28.3495 grams.