# Kilograms to Ounces conversion

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#### Kilograms to Ounces

The definition of the kilogram changed in 2019. One kilogram was previously equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar, known as the International Prototype of the Kilogram, which was stored in Sevres, France. The 2019 SI brochure now defines the kilogram using the Planck constant, and it is defined using the meter and second. It is roughly equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters of water.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

One ounce is a unit of mass/weight equal to 1/16 of a pound. The common ounce should not be confused with the troy ounce, which is equal to 1/12 of a troy pounThe ounce is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. Ounces can be abbreviated as oz; for example, 1 ounce can be written as 1 oz.

#### How to convert Kilograms to Ounces

1 gram (kg) is equal to 35.27396195 ounces (oz).

1 kg = 35.27396195 oz

The mass m in ounces (oz) is equal to the mass m in kilograms (kg) divided by 0.02834952:

m(oz) = m(kg) / 0.02834952

#### Example

Convert 5 kg to ounces:

m(oz) = 5 kg / 0.02834952 = 176.37 oz

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