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# Problem: Given: The unit weight of water is 62.4 lb/ft3.Find: (a) The unit weight of water in kN/m3. (b)The density of water in slug/ft3 and (c) kg/m3.

###### FREE Expert Solution

In this problem, we are given a specific weight of water. We are required to carry out the conversion of units with exponents.

Converting Pound into Newton:

$\overline{){\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{l}}{\mathbf{b}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{4}}{\mathbf{.}}{\mathbf{44822}}{\mathbf{N}}}$

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###### Problem Details

Given: The unit weight of water is 62.4 lb/ft3.

Find:

(a) The unit weight of water in kN/m3

(b)The density of water in slug/ft3 and

(c) kg/m3.