›› Convert kilogram-force to dekanewton


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How many kilogram-force in 1 dekanewton? The answer is 1.0197162129779.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.10197162129779 kilogram-force, or 0.1 dekanewton.
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›› Quick conversion chart of kilogram-force to dekanewton

1 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 0.98067 dekanewton

5 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 4.90333 dekanewton

10 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 9.80665 dekanewton

20 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 19.6133 dekanewton

30 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 29.41995 dekanewton

40 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 39.2266 dekanewton

50 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 49.03325 dekanewton

75 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 73.54988 dekanewton

100 kilogram-force to dekanewton = 98.0665 dekanewton

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›› 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/sē). One kilogram-force is equal to exactly 9.80665 newtons.

›› 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.

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