## How do you convert kilograms (kg) to stones (st) and pounds (lb)?

To convert kilograms to stones, you can use the conversion factor of 1 kilogram being equal to 0.15747 stones. Therefore, to convert a weight in kilograms to stones, you simply need to divide the weight in kilograms by 6.35029318 (the number of pounds in a stone) to get the weight in stones.

To convert kilograms to pounds, you can use the conversion factor of 1 kilogram being equal to 2.20462 pounds. This means that to convert a weight in kilograms to pounds, you need to multiply the weight in kilograms by 2.20462. For example, if you have a weight of 70 kilograms, you can convert it to pounds by multiplying 70 by 2.20462, which equals 154.3234 pounds.

If you want a result that is in stones and pounds then first convert kilograms to stones using the formula in above. Take the whole stones away to use as your stones value and subtract this from the conversion result. Now multiply this remainder by 14 to get the remainder in pounds. It is pretty fiddley to do this but you can use this conversion calculator to do the work for you.

## Why would I want to convert kilograms (kg ) to stones (st) and pounds (lb)?

Converting kilograms to stones and pounds can be useful for individuals who are more familiar with the imperial system of measurement or for those who live in regions where imperial units are commonly used. Stones and pounds are commonly used in countries like the United Kingdom and Ireland for measuring body weight. By converting kilograms to stones and pounds, individuals can better understand and communicate their weight in a way that is more relatable to them or to others who are more accustomed to using these units.

## What are kilograms (kg)?

Kilogram (kg) is a unit in the metric system used to measure the weight of objects. One kilogram is subdivided into 1000 grams making it a larger unit of measurement as opposed to grams for smaller weights.

The kilogram is often used in physics and engineering as well generally in all walks of life in countries that have adopted the metric system.

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## What are stones (st)?

Stones (st) are a unit of measurement commonly used in the United Kingdom and Ireland to measure weight. One stone is equivalent to 14 pounds or approximately 6.35 kilograms. This unit is often used informally to measure a person's body weight, especially in the context of health and fitness. For example, a person may say they weigh "10 stone" instead of stating their weight in kilograms or pounds.

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## What are pounds (lb)?

Pound (lb) is an imperial weight unit primarily used in the United States but also common in the United Kingdom and Ireland. One pound is approximately 0.4536 kg.

Pounds are most commonly used in the United States whereas kilogram is the common weight unit in most other countries. When pounds are referenced, it normally refers to avoirdupois pounds. There is another measurement called Troy pounds which are used for precious metals.

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