## Conversion formula How to convert 500 grams to pounds?

We know (by definition) that:1⁢g≈0.0022046226⁢lb

We can set up a proportion to solve for the number of pounds.

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1⁢g500⁢g≈0.0022046226⁢lbx⁢lb

Now, we cross multiply to solve for our unknown x:

x⁢lb≈500⁢g1⁢g*0.0022046226⁢lb→x⁢lb≈1.1023113⁢lb

Conclusion:500⁢g≈1.1023113⁢lb ## Conversion in the opposite direction

The inverse of the conversion factor is that 1 pound is equal to 0.90718474 times 500 grams.

It can also be expressed as: 500 grams is equal to 1 0.90718474 pounds.

## Approximation

An approximate numerical result would be: five hundred grams is about one point one zero pounds, or alternatively, a pound is about zero point nine one times five hundred grams.

## Units involved

This is how the units in this conversion are defined:

### Grams

The gram is a metric system unit of mass. Originally defined as the absolute weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a metre, and at the temperature of melting ice. However, a gram is now defined as one one-thousandth of the SI base unit, the kilogram, or 1×10−3 kg, which itself is now defined, not in terms of grams, but as being equal to the mass of a physical prototype of a specific alloy kept locked up and preserved by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures. This is in the tradition by which many customary local reference standard stones, lengths (objects) and weights were required to periodically undergo comparison with the official nations standard referents, usually with a particular periodicity defined by the countries statuate laws.