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Convert Kilopound to Pound (kips to lb)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kilopound to pound (kips to lb). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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Kilopound (abbreviation: kips): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

Pound (abbreviations: lb, or lbs, or ps): is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.


How to Convert Kilopounds to Pounds

Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 4.17 kilopounds?


As;

1 kilopounds = 1000 pounds

4.17 kilopounds = Y pounds

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 4.17 times 1000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 4.17 * 1000 / 1 = 4170 pounds

Answer is: 4170 pounds are equivalent to 4.17 kilopounds.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into lb:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 31.23 kips

( ii ) 6.53 kips

( iii ) 11.15 kips


Convert Kilopound to More Weight Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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