# kilogram to stone

The technical definition of kilograms is that it is the mass which is equal to a standard prototype of one kilogram. There are two things which you should know about a kilogram. The very first thing Is that kilograms are the only unit in the mass measure which is defined using a prototype, rest all the other groups has been determined using the experimental values.

## kilogram to stone

Well, a kilogram is the SI unit of mass, measurement, this means that it is the unit which is chosen as a standard by which the mass is measured around the world.

One kilogram is the unit of mass which is equal to the mass when 1000 grams of mass comes together, that means if this a body whose mass is one gram and then you multiply its mass 1000 times then the mass which you will get is equal to one kilogram.

Stones is the unit which is mainly used in the places like US and UK, well a stone is an imperial unit of mass measure, the thing which you should about this unit is that this unit is an EU certified unit and is one of the best group to choose as an alternative.

Conversion, here in this section we will use equation and an example to understand how to convert between kilograms to stones

Well, one kilogram is equal to 0.16 stones, so if you wish to convert the kilograms to its stones equivalent, take the kilograms and multiply it with 0.16 and this will give you the conversion.

For example, let’s convert 2 kilograms to stones, for that purpose, take 2 x 0.16 this comes out to be 0.32, well this is the kilograms to stones equivalent.