››Convert dekanewton to kilogram-force

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How many dekanewton in 1 kilogram-force? The answer is 0.980665.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.1 dekanewton, or 0.10197162129779 kilogram-force.
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››Quick conversion chart of dekanewton to kilogram-force

1 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 1.01972 kilogram-force

5 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 5.09858 kilogram-force

10 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 10.19716 kilogram-force

15 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 15.29574 kilogram-force

20 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 20.39432 kilogram-force

25 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 25.49291 kilogram-force

30 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 30.59149 kilogram-force

40 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 40.78865 kilogram-force

50 dekanewton to kilogram-force = 50.98581 kilogram-force

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››Definition: Dekanewton

The SI prefix "deka" represents a factor of 101, or in exponential notation, 1E1.

So 1 dekanewton = 101 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.

››Definition: Kilogram

The deprecated unit kilogram-force (kgf) or kilopond (kp) is the force exerted by one kilogram of mass in standard Earth gravity (defined as exactly 9.80665 m/s²). One kilogram-force is equal to exactly 9.80665 newtons.

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