**Definitions:**

**Pound** (abbreviations: **lb, or lbs, or ps**): is a unit of force 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 Pounds to Long Tons

*Example: How many Long tons are equivalent to 61.08 pounds?*

As;

1 pounds = 0.000446 Long tons

61.08 pounds = Y Long tons

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

Y equals 61.08 times 0.000446 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 61.08 * 0.000446 / 1 = 0.02724168 Long tons

Answer is: 0.02724168 Long tons are equivalent to 61.08 pounds.

*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 ) 22.83 lb

( ii ) 92.14 lb

( iii ) 51.8 lb