# Convert Atomic Mass Unit to Short Ton (amu to shton)

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Atomic Mass Unit (abbreviations: amu, or u): also known as dalton (symbol: Da), is a standard unit of mass that used on an atomic or molecular scale (atomic mass). One unified atomic mass unit is about the mass of one nucleon (either a single proton or neutron) and equivalent to 1 g/mol.

Short Ton (abbreviations: shton, or ton U.S.): is a non-SI metric unit of mass. Although, it is used principally as a unit of mass, it has acquired a number of meanings and uses over long years. It is equivalent to 907.2 kilograms (Kg), or approximately 2000 pounds (lb), or 0.9072 metric tons, or 0.892913 long tons (imperial).

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## How to Convert Atomic Mass Units to Short Tons

### Example: How many Short tons are equivalent to 84.08 atomic mass units?

As;

1 atomic mass units = 1.8298665171398E-30 Short tons

84.08 atomic mass units = Y Short tons

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 84.08 times 1.8298665171398E-30 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 84.08 * 1.8298665171398E-30 / 1 = 1.5385517676111E-28 Short tons

Answer is: 1.5385517676111E-28 Short tons are equivalent to 84.08 atomic mass units.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into shton:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 50.78 amu

( ii ) 36.62 amu

( iii ) 75.85 amu

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