# Long Tons to Pounds & Ounces Conversion

Enter the weight in long tons below to get the value converted to pounds.

**Results in Pounds:**

1 lt = 2239 lb 15.999695999999 oz

## How to Convert Long Tons to Pounds

To convert a long ton measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio.

Since one long ton is equal to 2,239.999981 pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in pounds is equal to the long tons multiplied by 2,239.999981.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 long tons to pounds using the formula above.

Long tons and pounds are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Long Tons

One long ton is equal to 2,240 pounds and is mostly used in the United Kingdom as a unit of mass/weight.^{[1]} Long tons are not the same as the short ton, which is used mostly in the United States, or the metric ton which is used throughout the world.

The long ton is an imperial unit of weight. A long ton is sometimes also referred to as an imperial ton or displacement ton. Long tons can be abbreviated as *lt*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *t*. For example, 1 long ton can be written as 1 lt or 1 t.

## Pounds

Pounds are a widely used unit of mass/weight in the United States.
The National Bureau of Standards approved the international definition of the pound for use in the United States in 1959 after an agreement between six nations referred to as the International Yard and Pound Agreement.^{[2]}

One pound is equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms.
In the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems, one pound is equal to 7,000 grains.^{[3]}

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. A pound is sometimes also referred to as a common ounce. Pounds can be abbreviated as *lb*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *lbs*, *lb _{m}*, or

*#*. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lb

_{m}, or 1 #.

## Long Ton to Pound Conversion Table

Long Tons | Pounds |
---|---|

0.001 lt | 2.24 lb |

0.002 lt | 4.48 lb |

0.003 lt | 6.72 lb |

0.004 lt | 8.96 lb |

0.005 lt | 11.2 lb |

0.006 lt | 13.44 lb |

0.007 lt | 15.68 lb |

0.008 lt | 17.92 lb |

0.009 lt | 20.16 lb |

0.01 lt | 22.4 lb |

0.02 lt | 44.8 lb |

0.03 lt | 67.2 lb |

0.04 lt | 89.6 lb |

0.05 lt | 112 lb |

0.06 lt | 134.4 lb |

0.07 lt | 156.8 lb |

0.08 lt | 179.2 lb |

0.09 lt | 201.6 lb |

0.1 lt | 224 lb |

0.2 lt | 448 lb |

0.3 lt | 672 lb |

0.4 lt | 896 lb |

0.5 lt | 1,120 lb |

0.6 lt | 1,344 lb |

0.7 lt | 1,568 lb |

0.8 lt | 1,792 lb |

0.9 lt | 2,016 lb |

1 lt | 2,240 lb |

## References

- State of California Division of Measurement Standards, Brief History of Weights and Measures, https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/trainingmodules/Module_05.pdf
- National Bureau of Standards, Refinement of Values for the Yard and Pound,
*U.S. Department of Commerce*, July 1, 1959, https://www.nist.gov/system/files/documents/2017/05/09/frn-59-5442-1959.pdf - Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight

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