# Convert Gram to Slug (gm to slug)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from gram to slug (gm to slug). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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Gram (abbreviation: gm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, it is the absolute weight of a volume equal to the hundredth part of a metre cube of pure water.

Slug (abbreviations: ps2pf, or lb.s2/ft): is a unit of mass in the weight-based system of measures, especially within the British Imperial measurement system and in the United States customary measures system. Systems of measure either define mass and derive weights or define a base weight and derive a mass unit. It is the mass that is accelerated by 1 ft/s2 when a force of one pound (lbf) is applied on it.

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## How to Convert Grams to Slugs

### Example: How many slugs are equivalent to 78.14 grams?

As;

1 grams = 6.852E-5 slugs

78.14 grams = Y slugs

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

Y equals 78.14 times 6.852E-5 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 78.14 * 6.852E-5 / 1 = 0.0053541528 slugs

Answer is: 0.0053541528 slugs are equivalent to 78.14 grams.

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

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

( i ) 13.74 gm

( ii ) 24.5 gm

( iii ) 80.1 gm

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