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What is a ton?
3500 kilograms = 3.86 tons.
Both the same but it is just a different way of spelling it
There are 2204 pounds in a metric ton. There is one ton in a metric ton. Some books use the convention that a ton is 2,000 pounds (US) and a 'tonne' or 'metric ton' is 1000 kg… or 2204 pounds. The question 'how many tons are in a metric ton' is ambiguous. The answer could be 1.1 (if we assume the first unit is a US ton) or 1 exactly if we assume the first unit is a metric ton. I'm pretty sure 1=1 a tonne is a metric tonne equal to 1000Kg or 2204.6lbs We have three different tons: Long ton, in the United Kingdom Imperial system is 2,240 pounds, exactly 1,016.0469088 kg. Short ton, in North America is 2,000 pounds or 907.18474 kg. Metric ton, often spelled 'tonne', is 1,000 kg or approximately 2,204.6 pounds. A tonne and a metric tonne are the same thing. A tonne is a unit of mass. 1 tonne = 1000 Kg. There is 1.10 short tons in one Metric ton. A Metric tonne is 1000 kilos which equals 2200 pounds. That's the same as one long ton.
Formula: tons x 0.8928571 = long tons
tons, a plural but one ton of rocks
Depends on the "ton" you mean: A short ton is 2000 lb. (most common ton in the USA) It's smaller than a tonne A long ton is 2240 lb. It's larger than a tonne A metric ton (t…onne) is 1000 kg or 2204.622 lb.
1 metric tonne= 0.984206527611061 long ton (UK)= 1.10231131092439 short ton Answer equivalent in base unit 1,000,000 grams approximate US equvalent 1.10 short tons ton: sho…rt ton equivalent in other units of same system: 2000 pounds 20 short hundredweight metric equivalent 0.907 metric ton ton: long ton equivalents in other units of same system: 2240 pounds 20 long hundredweight metric equivalent: 1.016 metric tons.
A short ton (ton) and a long ton are both less than a tonne (metric ton). 1 short ton (U.S.) = 907.18474 kilograms or 2000 pounds. 1 long ton (Great Britain) = 1,016.05 kg or …2240 lb. A metric ton weighs 1000 kilograms or 2204.6 lbs.
There are 3 types of ton in the world. The metric ton, correctly spelled 'tonne', equal to 1000 Kg. The British ton, equal to 2,240 lbs or 1,016.047 kg. The US …ton, equal to 2,000 lbs or 907.1847 kg.
Ton/Short ton/Net ton: 2000 lbs (US and metric systems) Long ton/Gross Ton: 2240 lbs (US and metric systems) Tonne/Metric ton: 2250 lbs or 1000 kg (metric syst…em only) +++ The "Long Ton" (2240lbs) is called simply the "Ton" here in the UK, where in fact the tonne (1000kg) is now the official unit for trade and technical purposes.
1 tonne = about 1.1 short tons. (1.10231131 short tons)
Which ton: American or British (2240lbs)? The metric one is the "tonne", not "ton" (French and to distinguish it from the pounds-based tons) 1 short ton = 0.907 tonne …1 long tone = 1.106 tonne.
(1 short ton = 2000 pounds) (1 long ton = 2240 pounds) 400 (short) tons = 400 * 2000 = 800000 pounds = 362.874 tonnes (approx) 400 (long) tons = 400 * 2240 = 896000 pounds = 4…06.419 tonnes (approx)
According to the state of the art in mensuration technology, they are precisely equal.
Not necessarily. "Tons" may refer to metric tons, or to imperial tons, which are slightly different. If you live in a country that usually uses metric units, then it can proba…bly be assumed that metric tons is used. If you live in a country that usually uses imperial units, the other type of ton is probably assumed. In case of doubt, better to specify which "ton" is meant, or avoid using "tons" altogether.