# pounds to grams

This converter makes instant conversions from pounds (lb) to grams (g). It also provides the conversion steps. To use the converter, please provide a value in the input field. The converter will begin making conversions as the values are being typed in.

A pound (lb) is a unit of mass in the United States (US) customary systems of measurement as well as in the British imperial system. There are 16 ounces in 1 pound. A gram (g) is a unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI).

### How many grams in a pound?

The basis of many units of measurement have changed over the course of history as well as location. Today, the most common is the international avoirdupois pound, which is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms or 453.59237 grams. Based on this definition of the pound, there are 453.59237 grams in a pound.

### How to convert pounds to grams

Based on the definition of 1 pound being exactly 453.59237 grams, the pound to gram conversion formula is:

g = lb × 453.59237

Thus, to convert from pounds to grams, multiply a value in pounds by 453.59237. For example, convert a box of crackers weighed 2 pounds to grams:

2 lb = 2 × 453.59237 g = 907.18474 g