# Pounds to Carats Conversion

Enter the weight in pounds below to get the value converted to carats.

**Results in Carats:**

## How to Convert Pounds to Carats

To convert a pound measurement to a carat measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 2,267.96185 carats, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in carats is equal to the pounds multiplied by 2,267.96185.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 pounds to carats using the formula above.

Pounds and carats are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Pounds

One pound is defined as a unit of mass/weight equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms.
One pound is equal to 7,000 grains in the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems.^{[1]}

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. A pound is sometimes also referred to as a common ounce. Pounds can be abbreviated as *lb*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *lbs*, *lb _{m}*, or

*#*. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lb

_{m}, or 1 #.

## Carats

The carat is a unit of mass/weight equal to 200 milligrams.^{[2]}

A carat is sometimes also referred to as a metric carat. Carats can be abbreviated as *ct*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *CD*. For example, 1 carat can be written as 1 ct or 1 CD.

## Pound to Carat Conversion Table

Pounds | Carats |
---|---|

0.001 lb | 2.268 ct |

0.002 lb | 4.5359 ct |

0.003 lb | 6.8039 ct |

0.004 lb | 9.0718 ct |

0.005 lb | 11.34 ct |

0.006 lb | 13.61 ct |

0.007 lb | 15.88 ct |

0.008 lb | 18.14 ct |

0.009 lb | 20.41 ct |

0.01 lb | 22.68 ct |

0.02 lb | 45.36 ct |

0.03 lb | 68.04 ct |

0.04 lb | 90.72 ct |

0.05 lb | 113.4 ct |

0.06 lb | 136.08 ct |

0.07 lb | 158.76 ct |

0.08 lb | 181.44 ct |

0.09 lb | 204.12 ct |

0.1 lb | 226.8 ct |

0.2 lb | 453.59 ct |

0.3 lb | 680.39 ct |

0.4 lb | 907.18 ct |

0.5 lb | 1,134 ct |

0.6 lb | 1,361 ct |

0.7 lb | 1,588 ct |

0.8 lb | 1,814 ct |

0.9 lb | 2,041 ct |

1 lb | 2,268 ct |

## References

- Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight
- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Precious Metals Conversion Information, https://www.nist.gov/pml/weights-and-measures/laws-and-regulations/precious-metals-conversion