# Convert Short Ton to Kilogram (shton to kg)

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**Definitions:**

**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.

## How to Convert Short Tons to Kilograms

*Example: How many kilograms are equivalent to 84.81 Short tons?*

As;

1 Short tons = 907.18474 kilograms

84.81 Short tons = Y kilograms

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

Y equals 84.81 times 907.18474 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 84.81 * 907.18474 / 1 = 76938.3377994 kilograms

Answer is: 76938.3377994 kilograms are equivalent to 84.81 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 ) 29.17 shton

( ii ) 55.06 shton

( iii ) 17.46 shton