How many kilonewtons in 1 kilograms-force?
The answer is 0.00980665.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.001 kilonewtons, or 0.10197162129779 kilograms-force.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 101.97162 kilograms-force
2 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 203.94324 kilograms-force
3 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 305.91486 kilograms-force
4 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 407.88649 kilograms-force
5 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 509.85811 kilograms-force
6 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 611.82973 kilograms-force
7 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 713.80135 kilograms-force
8 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 815.77297 kilograms-force
9 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 917.74459 kilograms-force
10 kilonewtons to kilograms-force = 1019.71621 kilograms-force
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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.
So 1 kilonewton = 103 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.
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.
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