**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Long Tons to Pounds

*Example: How many pounds are equivalent to 24.26 Long tons?*

As;

1 Long tons = 2239.859 pounds

24.26 Long tons = Y pounds

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

Y equals 24.26 times 2239.859 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 24.26 * 2239.859 / 1 = 54338.97934 pounds

Answer is: 54338.97934 pounds are equivalent to 24.26 Long tons.

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

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

( i ) 64.48 lton

( ii ) 10.27 lton

( iii ) 52.71 lton