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How many ton [short, US] in 1 megatonne?
The answer is 1102311.3109244.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.0011023113109244 ton [short, US], or 1.0E-9 megatonne.
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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).
The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.
So 1 megatonne = 106 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).
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