How many pounds are equal to 2 tons?

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In the United States and other countries that use the short ton, two tons is equal to 4,000 pounds, according to Reference.com. There are three different types of ton measurements: the short ton, long ton and metric ton.

The short ton in the United States is often used to measure the weight of vehicles and is 2,000 pounds. A short ton is equal to 0.907 metric tons. A long ton, which is used in the United Kingdom and other countries, is 2,240 pounds. A long ton is equivalent to 1.016 metric tons. While two short tons equals 4,000 pounds, two long tons equal 4,480 pounds.

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Well, this depends if we are talking about a long or short ton. A short ton is exactly 2000 pounds. A long ton is a bit more, weighing in at 2240 pounds.
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Although there are a number of tons which are no longer in use, there are three commonly used "tons": The short ton: 2000 lb. (most common value in the US) The long ton:
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200,000 for a short ton, or 400,000 for a long ton. 200 ton (metric) = 440924.524369756 pound.
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There are 2000 pounds in one ton. Therefore, 250000 pounds is equal to 250000 / 2000 = 125 tons.
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One ton is equal to 2,000 pounds.
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