Convert Metric Tonne to Kilopound (ton to kips)

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Metric Tonne (abbreviations: metric ton, or metric tons, or ton, or tons): is a SI metric unit of mass, also known as tonne. 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 1,000 kilograms (Kg), or one megagram (Mg), or approximately 2,204.6 pounds (lb), or 1.10 short tons (US), or 0.984 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 Metric Tonnes to Kilopounds

Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 72.2 metric tonnes?


As;

1 metric tonnes = 2.20462 kilopounds

72.2 metric tonnes = Y kilopounds

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

Y equals 72.2 times 2.20462 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 72.2 * 2.20462 / 1 = 159.173564 kilopounds

Answer is: 159.173564 kilopounds are equivalent to 72.2 metric tonnes.


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 ) 14.91 ton

( ii ) 82.09 ton

( iii ) 63.05 ton


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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