## Unit Converter

## Convert 196 Long Tons to Short Tons

To calculate 196 Long Tons to the corresponding value in Short Tons, multiply the quantity in Long Tons by 1.12 (conversion factor). In this case we should multiply 196 Long Tons by 1.12 to get the equivalent result in Short Tons:

196 Long Tons x 1.12 = 219.52 Short Tons

**196 Long Tons is equivalent to 219.52 Short Tons.**

## How to convert from Long Tons to Short Tons

The conversion factor from Long Tons to Short Tons is 1.12. To find out how many Long Tons in Short Tons, multiply by the conversion factor or use the Mass converter above. One hundred ninety-six Long Tons is equivalent to two hundred nineteen point five two Short Tons.

## Definition of Long Ton

A long ton is defined as exactly 2,240 pounds. The long ton arises from the traditional British measurement system: A long ton is 20 cwt, each of which is 8 stone (1 stone = 14 pounds). Thus a long ton is 20 × 8 × 14 lb = 2,240 lb. Long ton, also known as the imperial ton or displacement ton is the name for the unit called the "ton" in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements standardised in the thirteenth century that is used in the United Kingdom

## Definition of Short ton

The short ton is a unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18474 kg), that is most commonly used in the United States where it is known simply as the ton.

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