Convert Long Ton to Short Ton (lton to shton)

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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.

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).


How to Convert Long Tons to Short Tons

Example: How many Short tons are equivalent to 52.92 Long tons?


As;

1 Long tons = 1.119929 Short tons

52.92 Long tons = Y Short tons

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

Y equals 52.92 times 1.119929 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 52.92 * 1.119929 / 1 = 59.26664268 Short tons

Answer is: 59.26664268 Short tons are equivalent to 52.92 Long tons.


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 ) 9.62 lton

( ii ) 63.85 lton

( iii ) 96.88 lton



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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