Once you know the metric equivalent, unit conversion problems can be solved in one to two minutes using a calculator or by hand with pencil and paper.
Continue ReadingOrganize the problem by multiplying the given information by the conversion factor. There are 2.2046 pounds for every one kilogram. It should look like this: 90 kilograms x 2.2046 pounds/1 kilogram.
Eliminate kilograms from the problem to ensure only pounds are left in the final answer. It should look like this: 90 x 2.2046 pounds/1.
Multiply 90 x 2.2046 pounds to find the solution. Be sure to include the unit, pounds, with the answer.