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Math and Arithmetic

Units of Measure

Weight and Mass

Isaac Newton

# How do i calculate kilonewtons?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### December 16, 2007 9:21PM

1 kN is approximately 101.97kg falling at a rate of 1m per
second. Check out the conversion calculator at
www.convertworld.com/en/weight/**Kilonewton**.html

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