0

# Is a ton a customary or metric?

Updated: 9/17/2019

Wiki User

8y ago

Metric

Wiki User

8y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is a ton a customary or metric?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

a metric ton

### Which is larger a metric ton or customary ton?

Depends on if by 'customary' you're referring to a short ton or a long ton. A short ton is less than a metric ton; a long ton is more than a metric ton.

### Is ton a metric or customary unit?

There are two types of tonnes, with a slightly different mass. A ton is equal to 2000 pounds. Another type of ton (sometimes called "metric ton" to clarify) is equal to 1000 kilograms.

### Is a metric ton the same as a standard ton?

1 'customary' ton = 2,000 pounds, anywhere 1 metric ton = 1,000 kilograms of mass It weighs 2,204.6 pounds on Earth, but different amounts in other places.

### Is a foot customary or metric?

It is a customary unit.

### Is a meter customary or metric?

The opposing systems are imperial and metric, not customary. But, meters are metric.

### What does 1000kilograms equal?

One 'metric ton'. On earth, that much mass weighs roughly 2204.62 pounds (rounded), or 10.23% more than a 'customary' ton.

### Is a pound metric or customary?

The pound is NOT a metric unit.

It is customary.

It is customary.

### What equal 1000 killograms?

1 metric ton.1 metric ton.1 metric ton.1 metric ton.

### Is customary more then metric?

It can be more or less. An once (customary) is bigger than a gram (metric) but a pound (customary) is smaller than a kilogram (metric).