# Convert Kilopound to Short Ton (kips to shton)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kilopound to Short ton (kips 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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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.

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 Kilopounds to Short Tons

### Example: How many Short tons are equivalent to 65.71 kilopounds?

As;

1 kilopounds = 0.5 Short tons

65.71 kilopounds = Y Short tons

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

Y equals 65.71 times 0.5 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 65.71 * 0.5 / 1 = 32.855 Short tons

Answer is: 32.855 Short tons are equivalent to 65.71 kilopounds.

### 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 ) 45.63 kips

( ii ) 63.89 kips

( iii ) 5.19 kips

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