# Convert Kilonewton to Slug (kn to slug)

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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.

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 Kilonewton to Slugs

### Example: How many slugs are equivalent to 33.05 kilonewton?

As;

1 kilonewton = 6.9816459627329 slugs

33.05 kilonewton = Y slugs

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

Y equals 33.05 times 6.9816459627329 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 33.05 * 6.9816459627329 / 1 = 230.74339906832 slugs

Answer is: 230.74339906832 slugs are equivalent to 33.05 kilonewton.

### 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 ) 91.71 kn

( ii ) 18.44 kn

( iii ) 74.99 kn

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