# The Liberty Bell, a symbol of freedom in the United States, weighs 2,080 pounds. How many tons does the Liberty Bell weigh?

##### 1 Answer

1.040 ton (US)

#### Explanation:

1 Short ton (US) = 0.8929 Long ton (UK): ...... 1 Long ton (UK)

Assuming that as it is the weight of the Liberty Bell we are talking about the US ton

So in fraction form we have

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we divide the given weight in lb by the count of lb in 1 ton. So we have:

So the lb symbols cancel out just leaving the ton symbol

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So we have: