**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Long Tons to Kilopounds

*Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 2.17 Long tons?*

As;

1 Long tons = 2.2399994918244 kilopounds

2.17 Long tons = Y kilopounds

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

Y equals 2.17 times 2.2399994918244 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 2.17 * 2.2399994918244 / 1 = 4.8607988972589 kilopounds

Answer is: 4.8607988972589 kilopounds are equivalent to 2.17 Long tons.

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

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

( i ) 68.55 lton

( ii ) 92.77 lton

( iii ) 9.73 lton