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My understanding is that 1lbm = l lbf/32.174 ft/s^2 = 3.1081*10^-2 (lb*s^2)/ft (slug)

My textbook suddenly claims that 1 lbf is equal to 1 lbm. This doesn't fundamentally make sense to me because one unit is mass and the other is force (which has an acceleration constant).

Thanks for helping me understand

My textbook suddenly claims that 1 lbf is equal to 1 lbm. This doesn't fundamentally make sense to me because one unit is mass and the other is force (which has an acceleration constant).

Thanks for helping me understand

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