Convert Slug to Pound (slug to lb)

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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.

Pound (abbreviations: lb, or lbs, or ps): is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

How to Convert Slugs to Pounds

Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 78.99 slugs?


1 slugs = 32.17 pounds

78.99 slugs = Y pounds

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

Y equals 78.99 times 32.17 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 78.99 * 32.17 / 1 = 2541.1083 pounds

Answer is: 2541.1083 pounds are equivalent to 78.99 slugs.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into lb:

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

( i ) 95.68 slug

( ii ) 45.31 slug

( iii ) 69.25 slug

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