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How do I convert between short tons and metric tons?

You can convert short tons to metric tons by multiplying the number of short tons by 0.9071847.
For example: 500 short tons multiplied by 0.9071847 equals 453.6 metric tons.

You can convert metric tons to short tons by multiplying the number of metric tons by 1.10231.
For example: 453.6 metric tons multiplied by 1.10231 equals 500 short tons.

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Last reviewed: November 22, 2019


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