lbs to g Converter

Created by Vishnuvardhan Shakthibala
Reviewed by Steven Wooding
Last updated: Jun 05, 2023

You can use our compact lbs to g converter to convert mass in pounds to grams or grams to pounds. You just have to insert the mass in the known unit, and our calculator will provide you with the mass in the desired unit right away. You do not have to worry about the multiplication factors needed for conversion anymore; just use our converter.

In the following short article, you will learn about:

  • What is a pound unit of mass and a gram unit of mass?
  • How to convert pounds (lbs) to gram (g); and
  • Information about other weight converter calculators.

🙋 On Earth, weight and mass can be considered the same, and the terms are interchangeable.

What is a pound unit of mass?

A pound or pound mass is a unit of mass used by the imperial system of units. The pound unit is widely used in the US and some English-speaking countries even though the metric system has been considered official. A pound equals 0.45359237 kg and can be divided into 16 avoirdupois ounces. Avoirdupois is the standard reference used to define the pound unit of mass.

What is a gram unit of mass?

A gram is a unit of mass equal to 10-3 kg. The kg (kilogram) is the standard unit established by the international system of units. This unit is popular and widely used all around the world. You can use gram units when expressing mass in kg becomes tedious.

For example, expressing the mass of a pencil or candy in kg gives us decimal numbers (less than one) and may become cumbersome to use. Using grams for these units is more straightforward as you get numbers that are larger than one.

How do you convert pounds to grams?

To convert pounds (lbs) to grams (g) or grams (g) to pounds (lbs), you can follow the instructions below:

  • To convert pounds (lbs) to grams (g):
    You can get the mass in grams (g) by multiplying the mass in pounds (lbs) by 453.592.
  • To convert grams (g) to pounds (lbs):
    You can get the mass in stones by dividing the mass in pounds by 453.592.
  • Hurray! Now you know how to convert lbs to g or g to lbs.

Quick lbs to g conversion look-up table

You can use the table shown below to do the conversions faster!

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How many grams is equal to 1 pound?

One pound is equal to 453.592 grams.

How do you convert 500 grams to pounds?

To convert 500 grams to pounds:

  1. Divide 500 grams by 453.592.
  2. You now have this weight in pounds, i.e., 1.1023 pounds.
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