# Convert Short Ton to Kilopound (shton to kips)

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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).

**Kilopound** (abbreviation: **kips**): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is 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 Short Tons to Kilopounds

*Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 34.96 Short tons?*

As;

1 Short tons = 2 kilopounds

34.96 Short tons = Y kilopounds

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

Y equals 34.96 times 2 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 34.96 * 2 / 1 = 69.92 kilopounds

Answer is: 69.92 kilopounds are equivalent to 34.96 Short tons.

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

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

( i ) 31.49 shton

( ii ) 6.8 shton

( iii ) 58.67 shton