Basic quantities of mechanics

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Homework Statement



All the following are units of basic quantities except ______.
Select one:
a. second
b. slug
c. kilogram
d. meter
e. pound

Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution


i have eliminated the answers a, c,d i now the answer is between pound and a slug on wiki i see both being a measurement of mass so am not sure between the two though i think the slug is the answer
 

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Homework Statement



All the following are units of basic quantities except ______.
Select one:
a. second
b. slug
c. kilogram
d. meter
e. pound

Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution


i have eliminated the answers a, c,d i now the answer is between pound and a slug on wiki i see both being a measurement of mass so am not sure between the two though i think the slug is the answer
Pound is a unit of force (except in the english system were it is sometimes a unit of force and sometimes a unit of mass). Slug is a unit of mass.
 
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So what would u say is the answer
 

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