Last edited 29 Nov 2020

Conversion of units

Measurements of length:

Weights:

  • 1 gram = 1/28 ounce.
  • 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds.
  • Metric tonne = 2,205 pounds.
  • Imperial ton = 2,240 pounds.
  • 16 ounces = 1 pound.
  • 14 pounds = 1 stone.
  • 2,240 pounds = 1 ton.

NB: In the US, a ‘short ton’ is 2,000 pounds.

Liquid volumes:

  • 20 fluid ounces = 1 pint.
  • 2 pints = 1 quart.
  • 4 quarts (8 pints) = 1 gallon.
  • 1 litre = 1.75 pints.

NB: In the US, a pint is smaller – 16 fluid ounces. Therefore, a US gallon is also slightly smaller.

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