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Convert Short Ton to Slug (shton to slug)

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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).

Slug (abbreviations: ps2pf, or lb.s2/ft): is a unit of mass in the weight-based system of measures, especially within the British Imperial measurement system and in the United States customary measures system. Systems of measure either define mass and derive weights or define a base weight and derive a mass unit. It is the mass that is accelerated by 1 ft/s2 when a force of one pound (lbf) is applied on it.


How to Convert Short Tons to Slugs

Example: How many slugs are equivalent to 7.28 Short tons?


As;

1 Short tons = 62.111801242236 slugs

7.28 Short tons = Y slugs

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

Y equals 7.28 times 62.111801242236 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 7.28 * 62.111801242236 / 1 = 452.17391304348 slugs

Answer is: 452.17391304348 slugs are equivalent to 7.28 Short tons.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into slug:


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

( i ) 94.73 shton

( ii ) 41.23 shton

( iii ) 46.87 shton


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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