Poll: 1,000 kilos is...

1,000 kilos is...

a ton
a tonne
Either could be used.

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  • Added: March 2007

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Comments:

Rikki

a tonne is a metric measure and therefore 1000 kilos, whereas a ton is an imperial measure and it is not equal to 1000 kilos and therefore wrong

Bryan

Exactly. A Ton is 2000 pounds. I have seen 1000 kilos referred to as an 'imperial ton'

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