# Convert Gram to Short Ton (gm to shton)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from gram to Short ton (gm to shton). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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Gram (abbreviation: gm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, it is the absolute weight of a volume equal to the hundredth part of a metre cube of pure water.

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 Grams to Short Tons

### Example: How many Short tons are equivalent to 21 grams?

As;

1 grams = 1.102E-6 Short tons

21 grams = Y Short tons

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

Y equals 21 times 1.102E-6 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 21 * 1.102E-6 / 1 = 2.3142E-5 Short tons

Answer is: 2.3142E-5 Short tons are equivalent to 21 grams.

### 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 ) 68.49 gm

( ii ) 22.85 gm

( iii ) 89.36 gm

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