Convert Kilopound to Long Ton (kips to lton)

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Kilopound (abbreviation: kips): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

Long Ton (abbreviations: Lton, or ton imperial): 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 1,016 kilograms (Kg), or approximately 2,239.859 pounds (lb), or 1.119929 short tons (US), or 1.016 metric tons.


How to Convert Kilopounds to Long Tons

Example: How many Long tons are equivalent to 38.85 kilopounds?


As;

1 kilopounds = 0.44642867270722 Long tons

38.85 kilopounds = Y Long tons

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

Y equals 38.85 times 0.44642867270722 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 38.85 * 0.44642867270722 / 1 = 17.343753934675 Long tons

Answer is: 17.343753934675 Long tons are equivalent to 38.85 kilopounds.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into lton:


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

( i ) 93.36 kips

( ii ) 19.55 kips

( iii ) 85.21 kips



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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