Mass to weight?

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Mass to weight?

Postby Eddie » Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:13 pm

how can i convert the mass of a object to lbs.?
how can i convert the volume of a object to lbs.?
I have a part and i know the mass and volume of it how can i convert this to pounds.
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Postby Guest » Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:59 pm

If you know the mass in kilograms.
1 lb = 0.45359237 kg exactly, so divide the mass in kg by this number to convert to pounds.

Knowing the volume doesn't help you with mass unless you know the density (of course with mass and volume, you know the density)

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