The **pound****(Pf**) is a commonly used unit of mass or weight. There are different definitions for a pound, depending on the context and region. In this article, we will mainly focus on the **avoirdupois pound**, which is used in international trade, among other things. **One pound is equal to 453.59237 grams.**

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## The avoirdupois pound

Before we start with the conversions, it is important to understand what exactly the avoirdupois pound is. It is used in the US, UK and other countries and is exactly 453.59237 grams.

### Conversion from pounds to grams

**Formula**: Number of pounds × 453.59237**Example**: 5 pounds = 5 × 453.59237 = 2,267.96185 grams

## Conversion to other metric units

### Kilogram

One kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams.

**Formula**: Number of pounds × 0.45359237**Example**: 5 pounds = 5 × 0.45359237 = 2.26796185 kg

### Ton

One metric ton is equal to 1,000 kilograms.

**Formula**: Number of pounds × 0.00045359237**Example**: 5,000 pounds = 5,000 × 0.00045359237 = 2.26796185 tons

## Conversion to other imperial units

### Stone

In Great Britain, the stone is a frequently used unit and is equivalent to 14 pounds.

**Formula**: Number of pounds ÷ 14**Example**: 28 pounds = 28 ÷ 14 = 2 st

### Ounces

There are 16 ounces in a pound.

**Formula**: Number of pounds × 16**Example**: 5 pounds = 5 × 16 = 80 ounces

## Conclusion

Converting pounds to other units can vary depending on your needs and region. However, it is important to use the correct formula and conversion numbers to achieve accurate results. Whether you work with these units in everyday life, in science or in trade, understanding the conversion is key.

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