**Definitions:**

**Short Ton** (abbreviations: **shton, or ton U.S.**): is a non-SI metric unit of mass. Although, it is used principally as a unit of mass, it has acquired a number of meanings and uses over long years. It is equivalent to 907.2 kilograms (Kg), or approximately 2000 pounds (lb), or 0.9072 metric tons, or 0.892913 long tons (imperial).

**Ounce** (abbreviation: **oz**): is a unit of mass used in customary (imperial) systems of measurement in British. It is most popular in the retail sale of groceries in the United States, also in many other matters of domestic and international trade between customary measurement driven countries.

## How to Convert Short Tons to Ounces

*Example: How many Ounces are equivalent to 71.37 Short tons?*

As;

1 Short tons = 32000 Ounces

71.37 Short tons = Y Ounces

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 71.37 times 32000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 71.37 * 32000 / 1 = 2283840 Ounces

Answer is: 2283840 Ounces are equivalent to 71.37 Short tons.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into oz:*

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 50.5 shton

( ii ) 54.81 shton

( iii ) 10.11 shton