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Convert Long Ton to Kilopound (lton to kips)

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Long Ton (abbreviations: Lton, or ton imperial): is a non-SI metric unit of mass. 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 1,016 kilograms (Kg), or approximately 2,239.859 pounds (lb), or 1.119929 short tons (US), or 1.016 metric tons.

Kilopound (abbreviation: kips): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is 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.


How to Convert Long Tons to Kilopounds

Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 74.08 Long tons?


As;

1 Long tons = 2.2399994918244 kilopounds

74.08 Long tons = Y kilopounds

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

Y equals 74.08 times 2.2399994918244 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 74.08 * 2.2399994918244 / 1 = 165.93916235435 kilopounds

Answer is: 165.93916235435 kilopounds are equivalent to 74.08 Long tons.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips:


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

( i ) 48.6 lton

( ii ) 96.01 lton

( iii ) 6.18 lton


Convert Long Ton to More Weight Units

References
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  • USMA
  • NIST
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