# Convert grams to pounds

## Gram

### Symbol

The symbol for gram is "g."

### Description

Gram is a fundamental unit of mass in the metric system. One gram is incredibly light, equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. It would be equivalent to about the weight of a paperclip or a small raisin.

Gram unit is very common in weight conversion, whether converting kilogram to gram, pound to gram, or grams to ounces and vice versa.

For gram to milligram conversion you need to multiply gram with 1,000. So divide a milligram amount by 1,000 if you want to know the equivalent gm amount.

In case of gram to pound conversion, you need to know that 1 gram (g) is equal to 0.00220462262185 pounds (lbs). In reverse, 1 pound is about 453.592 gram.

1 gram equals 0.035274 ounces, which means approximately 28.3495 grams make 1 ounce. For conversion of gram to tonne, 1,000,000 gram makes 1 tonne.

### History

Like many metric units, the gram has its roots in the French Revolution era. It originated from the late Latin word "gramma," which means a small weight.

It was officially defined in 1795 as one-thousandth of the weight of a cubic decimeter of water at the temperature of melting ice. Over time, its definition evolved, eventually being tied to the kilogram as part of the metric system.

### Use

The gram is used in daily live for measuring small amount of cooking ingredients or grocery items. Gram is also used by scientists for experiments.

## Pound

### Symbol

The symbol for the pound is "lb."

### Description

A pound is a unit of mass that's heavier than a gram but lighter than one kilogram. By definition, exactly 0.45359237 kilograms is termed as one pound. Therefore, one kilogram is about 2.20462 lbs.

To convert lb to g, you need to multiply lb value by 453.59237 and you will have the equivalent gram. Inversely, to convert gram to pound, divide gram value by 453.59237.

Pound is so defined that 16 ounces make one pound. So 8 ounces make 0.5 lbs.

### History

Pound was originally based on the weight of grains or seeds dating back to ancient times. Over time, standardized pounds emerged, such as the avoirdupois pound (the common pound used today) used in the United States.

Despite the metric system being prevalent in most parts of the world, the pound remains a familiar unit of measurement in the United States and other countries with historical ties to British influence.

### Use

Pounds are widely used in the United States for various purposes, especially for everyday weight measurements like body weight, groceries, or packages.

### Gram to Pound Conversion Table

Gram [g]Pound [lbs]0.01 g2.20462E-5 lbs0.1 g0.0002204623 lbs1 g0.0022046226 lbs2 g0.0044092452 lbs3 g0.0066138679 lbs5 g0.0110231131 lbs10 g0.0220462262 lbs20 g0.0440924524 lbs50 g0.1102311311 lbs100 g0.2204622622 lbs1000 g2.2046226218 lbs

## Gram to Pound conversion table

Gram | Pound |
---|---|

0.01 g | 0.000022 lb |

0.1 g | 0.00022 lb |

1 g | 0.002205 lb |

2 g | 0.004409 lb |

3 g | 0.006614 lb |

5 g | 0.011023 lb |

10 g | 0.022046 lb |

20 g | 0.044092 lb |

100 g | 0.220462 lb |

1000 g | 2.204623 lb |