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How many short ton in 1 lbs? The answer is 0.0005.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.0011023113109244 short ton, or 2.2046226218488 lbs.
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›› Quick conversion chart of short ton to lbs

1 short ton to lbs = 2000 lbs

2 short ton to lbs = 4000 lbs

3 short ton to lbs = 6000 lbs

4 short ton to lbs = 8000 lbs

5 short ton to lbs = 10000 lbs

6 short ton to lbs = 12000 lbs

7 short ton to lbs = 14000 lbs

8 short ton to lbs = 16000 lbs

9 short ton to lbs = 18000 lbs

10 short ton to lbs = 20000 lbs



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›› Definition: Short 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).


›› 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.


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