Convert lbs to kilotonne - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert pound to kilotonne

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How many lbs in 1 kilotonne?
The answer is 2204622.6218488.
We assume you are converting between pound and kilotonne.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218488 lbs, or 1.0E-6 kilotonne.
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The pound (abbreviation: lb) is a unit of mass or weight in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. The most commonly used pound today is the international avoirdupois pound. The international avoirdupois pound is equal to exactly 453.59237 grams. The definition of the international pound was agreed by the United States and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1958. In the United Kingdom, the use of the international pound was implemented in the Weights and Measures Act 1963. An avoirdupois pound is equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces and to exactly 7,000 grains.

Definition: Kilotonne

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilotonne = 10^{3} tonnes.

The definition of a tonne is as follows:

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 10^{6} g).

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