Convert Pounds to Tons

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

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1 lb = 0.0005 t

How to Convert Pounds to Tons

Scales are used to measure weight

Convert pounds to tons with this simple formula:

tons = pounds × 0.0005

Converting a pound weight measurement to a ton measurement involves multiplying the weight by the conversion ratio to find the result. One pound is equal to 0.0005 tons, so to convert simply multiply by 0.0005.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pounds to tons using the formula above.
5 lb = (5 × 0.0005) = 0.0025 t

Pounds and tons are both units used to measure weight. Learn more about weight and find more weight measurement conversion calculators. Pounds are an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as lb, for example 1 lb. Tons are an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as t, for example 1 t.

pounds and tons are units used to measure weight
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Pound Measurements and Equivalent Ton Conversions

Common pound values converted to the equivalent ton value
Pounds Tons
1 lb 0.0005 t
2 lb 0.001 t
3 lb 0.0015 t
4 lb 0.002 t
5 lb 0.0025 t
6 lb 0.003 t
7 lb 0.0035 t
8 lb 0.004 t
9 lb 0.0045 t
10 lb 0.005 t
11 lb 0.0055 t
12 lb 0.006 t
13 lb 0.0065 t
14 lb 0.007 t
15 lb 0.0075 t
16 lb 0.008 t
17 lb 0.0085 t
18 lb 0.009 t
19 lb 0.0095 t
20 lb 0.01 t
21 lb 0.0105 t
22 lb 0.011 t
23 lb 0.0115 t
24 lb 0.012 t
25 lb 0.0125 t
26 lb 0.013 t
27 lb 0.0135 t
28 lb 0.014 t
29 lb 0.0145 t
30 lb 0.015 t
31 lb 0.0155 t
32 lb 0.016 t
33 lb 0.0165 t
34 lb 0.017 t
35 lb 0.0175 t
36 lb 0.018 t
37 lb 0.0185 t
38 lb 0.019 t
39 lb 0.0195 t
40 lb 0.02 t

More Pound Weight Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
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
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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
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1 lb is equal to 2,267.96 carats