# Convert Short Ton to Kilogram (shton to kg)

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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).

Kilogram (abbreviations: kg, or kgm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K") and equivalent to 1/1000 of one gram. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, one gram is the absolute weight of a volume equal to the hundredth part of a metre cube of pure water.

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## How to Convert Short Tons to Kilograms

### Example: How many kilograms are equivalent to 17.75 Short tons?

As;

1 Short tons = 907.18474 kilograms

17.75 Short tons = Y kilograms

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

Y equals 17.75 times 907.18474 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 17.75 * 907.18474 / 1 = 16102.529135 kilograms

Answer is: 16102.529135 kilograms are equivalent to 17.75 Short tons.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into kg:

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

( i ) 59.14 shton

( ii ) 79.44 shton

( iii ) 72.57 shton

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