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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).


How to Convert Grams to Short Tons

Example: How many Short tons are equivalent to 47.97 grams?


As;

1 grams = 1.102E-6 Short tons

47.97 grams = Y Short tons

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

Y equals 47.97 times 1.102E-6 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 47.97 * 1.102E-6 / 1 = 5.286294E-5 Short tons

Answer is: 5.286294E-5 Short tons are equivalent to 47.97 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 ) 64.5 gm

( ii ) 54.04 gm

( iii ) 4.14 gm



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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