Convert Pounds to Long Tons

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1 lb = 0.000446 lt
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How to Convert Pounds to Long Tons

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To convert a pound measurement to a long ton measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 0.000446 long tons, so use this simple formula to convert:

long tons = pounds × 0.000446

The weight in long tons is equal to the pounds multiplied by 0.000446.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pounds to long tons using the formula above.
5 lb = (5 × 0.000446) = 0.002232 lt

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

Pounds

One pound is defined as a unit of mass/weight equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. One pound is equal to 7,000 grains in the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems.

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

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. 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.

Pound Measurements and Equivalent Long Ton Conversions

Common pound values converted to the equivalent long ton value
Pounds Long Tons
1 lb 0.000446 lt
2 lb 0.000893 lt
3 lb 0.001339 lt
4 lb 0.001786 lt
5 lb 0.002232 lt
6 lb 0.002679 lt
7 lb 0.003125 lt
8 lb 0.003571 lt
9 lb 0.004018 lt
10 lb 0.004464 lt
11 lb 0.004911 lt
12 lb 0.005357 lt
13 lb 0.005804 lt
14 lb 0.00625 lt
15 lb 0.006696 lt
16 lb 0.007143 lt
17 lb 0.007589 lt
18 lb 0.008036 lt
19 lb 0.008482 lt
20 lb 0.008929 lt
21 lb 0.009375 lt
22 lb 0.009821 lt
23 lb 0.010268 lt
24 lb 0.010714 lt
25 lb 0.011161 lt
26 lb 0.011607 lt
27 lb 0.012054 lt
28 lb 0.0125 lt
29 lb 0.012946 lt
30 lb 0.013393 lt
31 lb 0.013839 lt
32 lb 0.014286 lt
33 lb 0.014732 lt
34 lb 0.015179 lt
35 lb 0.015625 lt
36 lb 0.016071 lt
37 lb 0.016518 lt
38 lb 0.016964 lt
39 lb 0.017411 lt
40 lb 0.017857 lt

More Pound Weight Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Tons
1 lb is equal to 0.0005 tons
Convert to Ounces
1 lb is equal to 16 ounces
SI Units
Convert to Metric Tons
1 lb is equal to 0.000454 metric tons
Convert to Kilograms
1 lb is equal to 0.453592 kilograms
Convert to Grams
1 lb is equal to 453.59237 grams
Convert to Milligrams
1 lb is equal to 453,592.4 milligrams
Other Units
Convert to Carats
1 lb is equal to 2,267.96 carats