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Technically, a kilogram is a unit of mass, not weight. Several items that have a mass of approximately 1 kilogram include a liter of water and a large dictionary. More »

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The equivalent of 78 kilograms is 171.96 pounds. The conversion between kilograms and pounds is expressed by the formula multiplying the total number of kilograms by 2.2 pounds per kilogram. For 78 kilograms, the formula... More »

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To convert 500 kilograms to pounds, multiply the number of kilograms by the conversion factor of 2.2046, which equals a total of 1102.3 pounds. When converting, keep in mind that one kilogram is equal to 2.2046 pounds. More »

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A kilogram (kg) is a metric unit of mass, and a pound (lb) is an English or imperial unit for force. However, both are frequently used to describe weight, and it is important to know how to convert one to the other. Conv... More »

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A kilogram is a unit of mass and a liter is a unit of volume, so there is no direct rate of conversion. If you know the density of a substance, you can make the conversion from kilograms to liters for that substance. More »

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Density is mass per unit volume, and the SI (or Systeme International) unit is kilogram per cubic meter, abbreviated as kg/m^3. This means that finding the density of a particular object requires dividing its mass by its... More »

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A gram, a commonly used unit of mass in the metric system, is one-thousandth of a kilogram. The abbreviation for gram is "g," and "kg" represents a kilogram. More »

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