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How many gigaton in 1 ton [short, US]?
The answer is 9.0718474E-10.
We assume you are converting between gigatonne and ton [short, US].
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gigaton or ton [short, US]
The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 1.0E-12 gigaton, or 0.0011023113109244 ton [short, US].
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1 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 1102311310.9244 ton [short, US]
2 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 2204622621.8488 ton [short, US]
3 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 3306933932.7732 ton [short, US]
4 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 4409245243.6976 ton [short, US]
5 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 5511556554.6219 ton [short, US]
6 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 6613867865.5463 ton [short, US]
7 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 7716179176.4707 ton [short, US]
8 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 8818490487.3951 ton [short, US]
9 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 9920801798.3195 ton [short, US]
10 gigaton to ton [short, US] = 11023113109.244 ton [short, US]
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The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.
So 1 gigatonne = 109 tonnes.
The definition of a tonne is as follows:
A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).
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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