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Convert Pound to Metric Tonne (lb to ton)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from pound to metric tonne (lb to ton). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Pound (abbreviations: lb, or lbs, or ps): is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

Metric Tonne (abbreviations: metric ton, or metric tons, or ton, or tons): is a SI metric unit of mass, also known as tonne. Although, it is used principally as a unit of mass, it has acquired a number of meanings and uses over long years. It is equivalent to 1,000 kilograms (Kg), or one megagram (Mg), or approximately 2,204.6 pounds (lb), or 1.10 short tons (US), or 0.984 long tons (imperial).

How to Convert Pounds to Metric Tonnes

Example: How many metric tonnes are equivalent to 18.79 pounds?


As;


1 pounds = 0.0004536 metric tonnes


18.79 pounds = Y metric tonnes


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 18.79 times 0.0004536 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 18.79 * 0.0004536 / 1 = 0.008523144 metric tonnes


Answer is: 0.008523144 metric tonnes are equivalent to 18.79 pounds.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into ton:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 25.05 lb


( ii ) 93.66 lb


( iii ) 19.02 lb


Convert Pound to More Weight Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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