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lb/ft to in/lb
I have a unit conversion issue at work: we have 5 pounds per foot, and we need to know how many inches are in one pound.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I need a formula, because it looks like this is the first of many such conversions from lb/ft to in/lb. Thanks, James 
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0.2 ft/lb x 12 in/ft = 2.4 in/lb 
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1 a pound is a unit of weight; an inch is a unit of distance; they are not the same and cannot be converted to each other. A pound will always equal 32 oz and a foot will always equal 12 inches. eg. (5 lb / 1 ft) = (5 lb / 12 in) = (0.4166 lb / 1 in) 2 a lbft not lb/ft is a unit value for torque. Picture a shaft with a 1ft or 12 inch arm affixed to it at say the 3:00 position. Hanging a 1 pound weight at the end of the arm creates a 1 lbft of torque on the shaft. (1 lbft = 12 lbin). 2 ftlb not ft/lb is a unit value for energy expended or work. Picture a 1 pound weight on a flat surface. Moving the weight 1 foot or 12 inches expends 1 ftlb of energy or uses 1ftlb of work to accomplish the task. (1 ftlb) = 12 inlb) 
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