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# Convert Ton to Pound - Convert Pound to Ton

## Convert ton to pound and vice versa

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## Ton and Pounds

A ton and a pound are both units of mass used in different measurement systems.

### Ton

A ton is a metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms. It's often used to describe large quantities, such as the mass of vehicles, ships or heavy equipment. In everyday language and trade, "ton" can also refer to the so-called 'short ton' (2000 pounds, widely used in the US) or 'long ton' (2240 pounds, used in the UK).

### Pound

A pound (or pound in English) is a unit of mass used in the imperial system, which is primarily used in the United States and the United Kingdom. A pound is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms. It's often used to describe smaller quantities, like the weight of a person or food.

### Conversion factor

The conversion from ton to pound and vice versa depends on the type of ton being used. For the metric ton, 1 ton is equivalent to approximately 2204.62 pounds.

Here are the conversion formulas:

From ton to pound:

1 ton = 2204.62 pounds

From pound to ton:

1 pound = 0.00045359237 ton