# Convert Short Ton to Gram (shton to gm)

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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).

Gram (abbreviation: gm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, it 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 Grams

### Example: How many grams are equivalent to 83.87 Short tons?

As;

1 Short tons = 9.072E-5 grams

83.87 Short tons = Y grams

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

Y equals 83.87 times 9.072E-5 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 83.87 * 9.072E-5 / 1 = 0.0076086864 grams

Answer is: 0.0076086864 grams are equivalent to 83.87 Short tons.

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

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

( i ) 6.19 shton

( ii ) 17.4 shton

( iii ) 57.79 shton

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