# Convert Atomic Mass Unit to Kilonewton (amu to kn)

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Atomic Mass Unit (abbreviations: amu, or u): also known as dalton (symbol: Da), is a standard unit of mass that used on an atomic or molecular scale (atomic mass). One unified atomic mass unit is about the mass of one nucleon (either a single proton or neutron) and equivalent to 1 g/mol.

Kilonewton (abbreviation: kN): is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force where 1 kN = 1000 N. It is named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics, specifically Newton's second law of motion.

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## How to Convert Atomic Mass Units to Kilonewton

### Example: How many kilonewton are equivalent to 13.48 atomic mass units?

As;

1 atomic mass units = 1.6279275988257E-29 kilonewton

13.48 atomic mass units = Y kilonewton

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 13.48 times 1.6279275988257E-29 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 13.48 * 1.6279275988257E-29 / 1 = 2.1944464032171E-28 kilonewton

Answer is: 2.1944464032171E-28 kilonewton are equivalent to 13.48 atomic mass units.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into kn:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 20.8 amu

( ii ) 47.82 amu

( iii ) 13.42 amu

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