›› Convert kilogram to ton [short, US]

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How many kg in 1 ton? The answer is 907.18474.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.00110231131092 ton.
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›› Definition: Kilogram

The kilogram or kilogramme, (symbol: kg) is the SI base unit of mass. A gram is defined as one thousandth of a kilogram. Conversion of units describes equivalent units of mass in other systems.


›› Definition: Ton

The short ton is a unit of mass equal to 2000 lb (exactly 907.18474 kg). In the United States it is often called simply "ton" without distinguishing it from the metric ton (or tonne) and the long ton —rather, the other two are specifically noted. There are, however, some U.S. applications for which "tons", even if unidentified, are usually long tons (e.g., Navy ships) or metric tons (e.g., world grain production figures).


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