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How many short ton in 1 long ton? The answer is 1.12.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.0011023113109244 short ton, or 0.00098420652761106 long ton.
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›› Quick conversion chart of short ton to long ton

1 short ton to long ton = 0.89286 long ton

5 short ton to long ton = 4.46429 long ton

10 short ton to long ton = 8.92857 long ton

20 short ton to long ton = 17.85714 long ton

30 short ton to long ton = 26.78571 long ton

40 short ton to long ton = 35.71429 long ton

50 short ton to long ton = 44.64286 long ton

75 short ton to long ton = 66.96429 long ton

100 short ton to long ton = 89.28571 long ton

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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: 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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