Our First Unit Conversion

For example, let's convert a density of
1 g/cm3 to units of lbm/ft3.

 

Beaker

Unit Conversion Table

Hi there.

There are 2.54 cm in an inch. This is a conversion factor.

There are 12 in in a foot. This is a conversion factor.

There are 2.2046 lbm (pounds-mass) in a kg. This is a conversion factor.

There are 1000 g in a kilogram. This is a conversion factor.

To avoid confusion and mistakes, it is very important to always
perform the appropriate unit conversions at every step of a problem!

Unit conversion table
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Ch 1, Lesson B, Page 3 - Our First Unit Conversion