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Thread #107159   Message #2219824
Posted By: gnu
20-Dec-07 - 02:47 PM
Thread Name: BS: weight measurment
Subject: RE: BS: weight measurment
At 17 stone, one would WEIGH 7.15 slugs (appox), as pounds are a measure of force. Yes, 238 "pounds mass" is acceptable, but, why have any pounds at all? Why some few in the world resist the use of SI units is a mystery to me.