## Unit Converter

## Convert 282 Pounds to Long Tons

To calculate 282 Pounds to the corresponding value in Long Tons, multiply the quantity in Pounds by 0.00044642857142857 (conversion factor). In this case we should multiply 282 Pounds by 0.00044642857142857 to get the equivalent result in Long Tons:

282 Pounds x 0.00044642857142857 = 0.12589285714286 Long Tons

**282 Pounds is equivalent to 0.12589285714286 Long Tons.**

## How to convert from Pounds to Long Tons

The conversion factor from Pounds to Long Tons is 0.00044642857142857. To find out how many Pounds in Long Tons, multiply by the conversion factor or use the Mass converter above. Two hundred eighty-two Pounds is equivalent to zero point one two six Long Tons.

## Definition of Pound

The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, lbm, ℔) is a unit of mass with several definitions. Nowadays, the most common is the international avoirdupois pound which is legally defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. A pound is equal to 16 ounces.

## 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

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