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How many pound in 1 long ton? The answer is 2240.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218488 pound, or 0.00098420652761106 long ton.
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›› Definition: Pound

The pound (abbreviation: lb) is a unit of mass or weight in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. The most commonly used pound today is the international avoirdupois pound. The international avoirdupois pound is equal to exactly 453.59237 grams. The definition of the international pound was agreed by the United States and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1958. In the United Kingdom, the use of the international pound was implemented in the Weights and Measures Act 1963. An avoirdupois pound is equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces and to exactly 7,000 grains.


›› Definition: Long ton

A long ton (sometimes known as a gross ton or weight ton) is the name used in the US for the unit called the "ton" in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements, as used (alongside the metric system) in the United Kingdom and several other Commonwealth countries. It is equal to 2240 pounds (exactly 1016.0469088 kilograms). It has some limited use in the US, most commonly in measuring the displacement of ships.


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