**Definitions:**

**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Long Tons to Grams

*Example: How many grams are equivalent to 42.59 Long tons?*

As;

1 Long tons = 1016000 grams

42.59 Long tons = Y grams

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

Y equals 42.59 times 1016000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 42.59 * 1016000 / 1 = 43271440 grams

Answer is: 43271440 grams are equivalent to 42.59 Long tons.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into gm:*

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

( i ) 87.31 lton

( ii ) 17.41 lton

( iii ) 99.05 lton