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How many newton in 1 lbf?
The answer is 4.4482216.

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The SI derived unit for **force** is the newton.

1 newton is equal to 0.22480894387096 lbf.

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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 pound-force is a non-SI unit of force or weight (properly abbreviated "lbf" or "lbf"). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one pound multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth (which is defined as exactly 9.806 65 m/sē, or exactly 196,133/6096 ft/sē, or approximately 32.174 05 ft/sē).

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