# Convert Slug to Kilonewton (slug to kn)

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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.

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 Slugs to Kilonewton

### Example: How many kilonewton are equivalent to 21.08 slugs?

As;

1 slugs = 0.14323269975846 kilonewton

21.08 slugs = Y kilonewton

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

Y equals 21.08 times 0.14323269975846 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 21.08 * 0.14323269975846 / 1 = 3.0193453109083 kilonewton

Answer is: 3.0193453109083 kilonewton are equivalent to 21.08 slugs.

### 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 ) 24.5 slug

( ii ) 87.27 slug

( iii ) 71.19 slug

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