## Unit Converter

## Convert 117 Pounds to Short Tons

To calculate 117 Pounds to the corresponding value in Short Tons, multiply the quantity in Pounds by 0.0005 (conversion factor). In this case we should multiply 117 Pounds by 0.0005 to get the equivalent result in Short Tons:

117 Pounds x 0.0005 = 0.0585 Short Tons

**117 Pounds is equivalent to 0.0585 Short Tons.**

## How to convert from Pounds to Short Tons

The conversion factor from Pounds to Short Tons is 0.0005. To find out how many Pounds in Short Tons, multiply by the conversion factor or use the Mass converter above. One hundred seventeen Pounds is equivalent to zero point zero five eight five Short 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 Short ton

The short ton is a unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18474 kg), that is most commonly used in the United States where it is known simply as the ton.

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