# Pounds to Metric Tons conversion

The pound is a traditionally used weighing unit in the US, UK and commonwealth regions. The pound is often referred to as lb, (its Roman origin name Libra). A pound or lb weighs 0.45359237 kilograms whereas a ton is equivalent to 1000 kg. This converter simply converts pounds into tons by multiplying the given number of lbs by 0.00045359237 as a ton comprises 0.00045359237 pounds.

Enter the weight (mass) in pounds (lbs) and press the Convert button:

 Pounds: lb Tonnes: t Calculation:

## How to convert Pounds to Tons

1 pound (lb) is equal to 0.45359237 tons (t).

1 lb = 0.00045359237 t

The mass m in tons (t) is equal to the mass m in pounds (lb) times 0.00045359237:

m(t) = m(lb) × 0.00045359237

#### Example

Convert 5 lb to tons:

m(t) = 5 lb × 0.00045359237 = 0.002268 t

## Pounds to Tons conversion table

Pounds (lb) Tons (t)
0 lb 0 t
0.1 lb 0.000045 t
1 lb 0.000454 t
2 lb 0.000907 t
3 lb 0.001361 t
4 lb 0.001814 t
5 lb 0.002268 t
6 lb 0.002722 t
7 lb 0.003175 t
8 lb 0.003629 t
9 lb 0.004082 t
10 lb 0.004536 t
20 lb 0.009072 t
30 lb 0.013608 t
40 lb 0.018144 t
50 lb 0.022680 t
60 lb 0.027216 t
70 lb 0.031751 t
80 lb 0.036287 t
90 lb 0.040823 t
100 lb 0.045359 t
1000 lb 0.453592 t

### Converter's Rules & Mechanism

This converter is based on simple multiplication formula which multiplies the given number of lbs/pound by 0.45359237 which is the exact value of 1 pound in tons. The use is very simple & straight. Get the answer to your conversion by giving the number of lbs in the provided box.

How many metric tons are in a LB?

A unit of weight equal to 1,000 kilograms, or approximately 2,204.6 pounds.