# ››Convert metric tonne to ton [short, US]

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How many metric tonnes in 1 tons? The answer is 0.90718474.
We assume you are converting between metric tonne and ton [short, US].
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.001 metric tonnes, or 0.0011023113109244 tons.
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# ››Definition: Tonne

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).

# ››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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