The equivalent of 118 pounds is 53.52 kilograms. The conversion between pounds and kilograms is carried out by dividing the number of pounds by 2.2, as in the formula 118 divided by 2.2 equals 53.52. To convert back to pounds, the number of kilograms is multiplied by 2.2.
The conversion from pounds can also be expressed through a combination of kilogram and gram units. For 118 pounds, a mixed unit conversion is 53 kilograms and 523.90 grams because there are 1,000 grams in 1 kilogram. The pound is a unit of weight in the imperial system of measurement used widely in the United States.