## Unit Converter

## Convert 261 Metric Tons to Short Tons

To calculate 261 Metric Tons to the corresponding value in Short Tons, multiply the quantity in Metric Tons by 1.1023113109244 (conversion factor). In this case we should multiply 261 Metric Tons by 1.1023113109244 to get the equivalent result in Short Tons:

261 Metric Tons x 1.1023113109244 = 287.70325215127 Short Tons

**261 Metric Tons is equivalent to 287.70325215127 Short Tons.**

## How to convert from Metric Tons to Short Tons

The conversion factor from Metric Tons to Short Tons is 1.1023113109244. To find out how many Metric Tons in Short Tons, multiply by the conversion factor or use the Mass converter above. Two hundred sixty-one Metric Tons is equivalent to two hundred eighty-seven point seven zero three Short Tons.

## Definition of Metric Ton

The tonne (SI unit symbol: t), commonly referred to as the 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 short tons (US) or 0.984 long tons (imperial). Although not part of the SI per se, the tonne is "accepted for use with" SI units and prefixes by the International Committee for Weights and Measures.

## 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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