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Convert Short Ton to Long Ton (shton to lton)

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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).

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.


How to Convert Short Tons to Long Tons

Example: How many Long tons are equivalent to 48.12 Short tons?


As;

1 Short tons = 0.892913 Long tons

48.12 Short tons = Y Long tons

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

Y equals 48.12 times 0.892913 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 48.12 * 0.892913 / 1 = 42.96697356 Long tons

Answer is: 42.96697356 Long tons are equivalent to 48.12 Short tons.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into lton:


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

( i ) 80.98 shton

( ii ) 14.06 shton

( iii ) 55.32 shton



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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