Unidades de peso

Vamos conhecer as unidades de peso:

1 ounce (oz): 1 onça = 28,35 gramas;
1 pound (lb): 1 libra = 454 gramas;
1 quarter (qt): 1 quarto = 12,7 quilos;
1 ton: 1 tonelada = 1.016 quilos.

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jlmmelo 14 107
1 ton: 1 tonelada = 1.016 quilos

Full name: long ton, weight ton, gross ton - Common name: "ton" (UK)
[tonelada inglesa: tonelada longa]
Quantity: 2,240 lb (1,016.047 kg)

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Full name: short ton, net ton - Common name: "ton" (US)
[tonelada americana: tonelada curta]
Quantity: 2,000 lb (907.1847 kg)

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"The tonne (/ tʌn /) (British and SI [symbol for Système International (d'Unités / [de Unidades]); SI symbol: t) or metric ton (in the United States) is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms; or one megagram (Mg); it is equivalent to approximately 2,204.6 pounds, 1.10 tons (US) or 0.984 tons (imperial). Although not part of the SI per se [latim: por si [só]], the tonne is "accepted for use with SI units and prefixes by the International Committee for Weights and Measures, along with several other units like the bar*, litre and "day" [The unit of measurement for time called "day", redefined in 1967 as 86,400 SI seconds and symbolized d, is not an SI unit, but it is accepted for use with SI]. ..." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonne

"*The bar is a unit of pressure defined as 100 kilopascals. It is about equal to the atmospheric pressure on Earth at sea level. 1 bar = 750 Torr

...Other units derived from the bar are the megabar (symbol: Mbar), kilobar (symbol: kbar), decibar (symbol: dbar), centibar (symbol: cbar), and millibar (symbol: mbar or mb). They are not SI units, nor are they cgs [centimetre-gram-second system) ] units, but they are accepted for use with the SI. The bar is widely used in descriptions of pressure because it is only about 1% smaller than the atmosphere (symbol: atm), which now is defined to be 1.01325 bar exactly. The bar is legally recognized in countries of the European Union. ..."

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Brasil - tonelada métrica, símbolo t: unidade de peso ou de massa, equivalente a 1.000 kg.

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