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# Units of Mass - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Units of Mass. Metric System Basic unit of mass is the kilogram (kg) English System Basic unit of mass is the slug. Equivalent Units of Measurement or Calculation. Weight or Force in English units can also be expressed as ounces (oz) or tons. 1 oz = 1/16 lb 1 ton = 2000 lb

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• Metric System

• Basic unit of mass is the kilogram (kg)

• English System

• Basic unit of mass is the slug

Weight or Force in English units can also be expressed as ounces (oz) or tons. 1 oz = 1/16 lb 1 ton = 2000 lb

The prefix kilo can be applied to English units to indicate a multiple of 1000. EXAMPLE: 1000 lb = 1 kilopound (or KIP)