# Long Ton to Short Ton Converter

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## How to use this Long Ton to Short Ton Converter ๐ค

Follow these steps to convert given weight from the units of Long Ton to the units of Short Ton.

- Enter the input
**Long Ton**value in the text field. - The calculator converts the given
**Long Ton**into**Short Ton**in realtime โ using the conversion formula, and displays under the**Short Ton**label. You do not need to click any button. If the input changes,**Short Ton**value is re-calculated, just like that. - You may copy the resulting
**Short Ton**value using the Copy button. - To view a detailed step by step calculation of the conversion, click on the View Calculation button.
- You can also reset the input by clicking on button present below the input field.

## What is the Formula to convert Long Ton to Short Ton?

The formula to convert given weight from Long Ton to Short Ton is:

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = Weight_{(Long Ton)} × 1.12

Substitute the given value of weight in long ton, i.e., Weight_{(Long Ton)} in the above formula and simplify the right-hand side value. The resulting value is the weight in short ton, i.e., Weight_{(Short Ton)}.

## Calculation

## Examples

### Consider that a large cargo ship carries 50 long tons of luxury cars.

Convert this weight from long tons to Short Ton.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The weight of cargo ship in long ton is:

Weight_{(Long Ton)} = 50

**Formula:**

The formula to convert weight from long ton to short ton is:

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = Weight_{(Long Ton)} × 1.12

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight of cargo ship, **Weight _{(Long Ton)} = 50** in the above formula.

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = 50 × 1.12

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = 56

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **50 T** is equal to **56 tn**.

The weight of cargo ship is **56 tn**, in short ton.

### Consider that a steel shipment for constructing a skyscraper weighs 20 long tons.

Convert this weight from long tons to Short Ton.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The weight of steel shipment in long ton is:

Weight_{(Long Ton)} = 20

**Formula:**

The formula to convert weight from long ton to short ton is:

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = Weight_{(Long Ton)} × 1.12

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight of steel shipment, **Weight _{(Long Ton)} = 20** in the above formula.

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = 20 × 1.12

Weight_{(Short Ton)} = 22.4

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **20 T** is equal to **22.4 tn**.

The weight of steel shipment is **22.4 tn**, in short ton.

## Long Ton to Short Ton Conversion Table

The following table gives some of the most used conversions from Long Ton to Short Ton.

Long Ton (T) | Short Ton (tn) |
---|---|

0.01 T | 0.0112 tn |

0.1 T | 0.112 tn |

1 T | 1.12 tn |

2 T | 2.24 tn |

3 T | 3.36 tn |

4 T | 4.48 tn |

5 T | 5.6 tn |

6 T | 6.72 tn |

7 T | 7.84 tn |

8 T | 8.96 tn |

9 T | 10.08 tn |

10 T | 11.2 tn |

20 T | 22.4 tn |

50 T | 56 tn |

100 T | 112 tn |

1000 T | 1120 tn |

## Long Ton

The long ton, also known as the imperial ton, is a unit of mass used in the UK. It equals 2,240 pounds or approximately 1,016 kilograms. It is used for larger weights like cargo and ships.

## Short Ton

The short ton is a unit of mass commonly used in the United States, equivalent to 2,000 pounds or approximately 907 kilograms. It is often used in industries such as construction, mining, and freight transportation.

## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

### 1. What is the formula for converting Long Ton to Short Ton in Weight?

The formula to convert Long Ton to Short Ton in Weight is:

Long Ton * 1.12

### 2. Is this tool free or paid?

This Weight conversion tool, which converts Long Ton to Short Ton, is completely free to use.

### 3. How do I convert Weight from Long Ton to Short Ton?

To convert Weight from Long Ton to Short Ton, you can use the following formula:

Long Ton * 1.12

For example, if you have a value in Long Ton, you substitute that value in place of Long Ton in the above formula, and solve the mathematical expression to get the equivalent value in Short Ton.

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