# Pounds to tons conversion

Our pounds to ton(lb to t) conversion tool is a free converter that enables you to convert from pounds to ton easily.

## How to Convert pounds to ton

To convert a pound measurement(lb) to a ton measurement(t), divide the weight by the conversion ratio. Since one Ton is equal to 2000 Pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

### What is the formula to convert from pounds to ton?

tons=lb / 2000

### Examples

### Convert 5 pounds to tons

5 lb = (5 / 2000) = 2.267965 t

### Convert 10 pounds to tons

10 lb = (10 / 2000) = 4.535929t

### Convert 100 pounds to tons

100 lb = (100 / 2000) = 45.359291 t

## Pound

### What is a Pound?

A pound (symbol: lb) is a unit of mass used in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. The international avoirdupois pound (the common pound used today) is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. The avoirdupois pound is equivalent to 16 avoirdupois ounces.

Pound can be abbreviated as p; for example, 1 Pound can be written as 1p.

### What is the Pound used for?

The pound as a unit of weight is widely used in the United States, often for measuring body weight. Many versions of the pound existed in the past in the United Kingdom (UK), and although the UK largely uses the International System of Units, pounds are still used within certain contexts, such as labelling of packaged foods (by law the metric values must also be displayed)

## Ton

### What is a ton?

A ton is a unit of weight and mass. In the United States and Canada, the ton, also known as the short ton, is defined as 2,000 pounds, or 908 kilograms. In the United Kingdom, the ton, sometimes referred to as the long ton, is defined as 2,240 avoirdupois pounds, or 1,016 kg.

Ton can be abbreviated as t; for example, 1 ton can be written as 1t.

### What is the ton used for?

The long ton is used in the United Kingdom along with other countries that still use the imperial system, the short ton is used mainly in the United States, and the tonne is used worldwide. Although both the UK, the US, and some other countries still use other definitions of the ton, the tonne is the legally designated form of the ton for use in trade.

## How to use our Pounds to tons converter (lb to t converter)

Follow these 3 simple steps to use our pounds to ton converter

- Input the unit of pounds you wish to convert
- Click on convert and watch this result display in the box below it
- Click Reset to reset the pounds value

## Pound to ton Conversion Table

pounds | tons |
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lb | t |