# Uk Long Hundredweights to Stones Converter

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## Conversion Table

 uk long hundredweights to stones uk cwt st 1 uk cwt 8 st 2 uk cwt 16 st 3 uk cwt 24 st 4 uk cwt 32 st 5 uk cwt 40 st 6 uk cwt 48 st 7 uk cwt 56 st 8 uk cwt 64 st 9 uk cwt 72 st 10 uk cwt 80 st 11 uk cwt 88 st 12 uk cwt 96 st 13 uk cwt 104 st 14 uk cwt 112 st 15 uk cwt 120 st 16 uk cwt 128 st 17 uk cwt 136 st 18 uk cwt 144 st 19 uk cwt 152 st 20 uk cwt 160 st

## How to convert

1 uk long hundredweight (uk cwt) = 8 stone (st). Uk Long Hundredweight (uk cwt) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Stone (st) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system.

## UK Long Hundredweights: A Unit of Weight

UK long hundredweights are a unit of weight that are used for measuring medium masses, such as agricultural produce, livestock, and coal. UK long hundredweights are also known as imperial hundredweights or gross hundredweights. The symbol for UK long hundredweight is cwt.

## Definition of the UK Long Hundredweight

The UK long hundredweight is defined as 112 pounds, which is the common unit of weight in the British imperial system of measurements. The UK long hundredweight is equal to 8 stone, each of which is 14 pounds. The UK long hundredweight is also equal to 0.05 long tons, which are used in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth of Nations countries.

The UK long hundredweight is equal to about 50.8 kilograms or 0.0508 tonnes. The UK long hundredweight is also equal to about 0.0504 tonnes-force.

## How to Convert UK Long Hundredweights

UK long hundredweights can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert UK long hundredweights to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

• To convert UK long hundredweights to avoirdupois pounds, multiply by 112. For example, 10 cwt = 10 x 112 = 1120 lb.
• To convert UK long hundredweights to short tons, multiply by 0.056. For example, 5 cwt = 5 x 0.056 = 0.28 tn.
• To convert UK long hundredweights to tonnes, multiply by 0.0508. For example, 20 cwt = 20 x 0.0508 = 1.016 t.
• To convert UK long hundredweights to kilograms, multiply by 50.8023. For example, 15 cwt = 15 x 50.8023 = 761.0345 kg.
• To convert UK long hundredweights to grams, multiply by 50802.3454. For example, 25 cwt = 25 x 50802.3454 = 1270058.635 g.
• To convert UK long hundredweights to milligrams, multiply by 50802345.44. For example, 30 cwt = 30 x 50802345.44 = 1524070363.2 mg.

## Where UK Long Hundredweights are Used

UK long hundredweights are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where UK long hundredweights are used:

• In the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth of Nations countries, UK long hundredweights are used for measuring weight, especially for agricultural produce, livestock, and coal.
• In the United States, UK long hundredweights are sometimes used for measuring weight, especially for wool and some cereal grains.
• In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, UK long hundredweights are sometimes used for measuring weight, especially for wool and some cereal grains.
• In India, UK long hundredweights are sometimes used for measuring weight, especially for agricultural produce and coal.

## History of UK Long Hundredweights

UK long hundredweights have a long history that dates back to the Middle Ages. Here are some highlights of the history of UK long hundredweights:

• The UK long hundredweight was originally based on the weight of a quarter or a quarter-bushel of wheat or barley.
• The UK long hundredweight was part of the British imperial system of measurements that was established in the early modern period as a standardised system of weights and measures that replaced the diverse local units that varied from region to region.
• The UK long hundredweight was adopted by many countries around the world as part of the British Empire and its influence on trade and commerce.
• The UK long hundredweight was also referred to as the imperial hundredweight or the gross hundredweight in some countries and contexts to distinguish it from the short hundredweight used in the United States and the metric quintal used in most other countries.

## Example Conversions of UK Long Hundredweights to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of UK long hundredweights to other units of weight:

• 1 cwt = 112 lb
• 1 cwt = 0.056 tn
• 1 cwt = 0.0508 t
• 1 cwt = 50.8023 kg
• 1 cwt = 50802.3454 g
• 1 cwt = 50802345.44 mg
• 1 cwt = 17.8571 oz t
• 1 cwt = 357.1429 dwt
• 1 cwt = 1785.7143 gr
• 1 cwt = 0.0005 kN
Hundredweight also can be marked as Centum Weight, abbreviation: cwt.

## Stones: A Unit of Weight

Stones are a unit of weight that are used in the British imperial system and the US customary system. Stones are derived from the use of stones for weights, a practice that dates back to ancient times. The word stone comes from the Old English stan, meaning stone, and the abbreviation st comes from the Latin word statera, meaning balance.

## Definition of the Stone

The stone is defined as 14 pounds avoirdupois, which is equal to 6.35 kilograms or 224 ounces. The avoirdupois pound is defined as 7000 grains, which is a unit of mass based on the weight of a grain of wheat. The stone is one-eighth of a hundredweight, which is 112 pounds, and one-quarter of a quarter, which is 28 pounds.

The stone is not a legal unit of measurement in most countries, except for the United Kingdom and Ireland, where it is still used for measuring body weight. In other countries, such as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the stone is sometimes used informally for expressing human weight.

## How to Convert Stones

Stones can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert stones to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

• To convert stones to pounds, multiply by 14. For example, 10 st = 10 x 14 = 140 lb.
• To convert stones to ounces, multiply by 224. For example, 5 st = 5 x 224 = 1120 oz.
• To convert stones to tons (short), divide by 142.857. For example, 20 st = 20 / 142.857 = 0.14 ton.
• To convert stones to kilograms, multiply by 6.35. For example, 8 st = 8 x 6.35 = 50.8 kg.
• To convert stones to grams, multiply by 6350. For example, 3 st = 3 x 6350 = 19050 g.
• To convert stones to milligrams, multiply by 6350000. For example, 2 st = 2 x 6350000 = 12700000 mg.

## Where Stones are Used

Stones are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where stones are used:

• In the United Kingdom and Ireland, stones are used for measuring body weight and livestock weight. For example, a person may weigh 11 st or a cow may weigh 40 st.
• In the United States, stones are sometimes used for measuring body weight and sports equipment. For example, a boxer may weigh 12 st or a bowling ball may weigh 1 st.
• In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, stones are sometimes used for measuring body weight and agricultural products. For example, a person may weigh 9 st or a bag of potatoes may weigh 2 st.
• In some African countries, such as Kenya and Uganda, stones are sometimes used for measuring crops and commodities. For example, a sack of maize may weigh 4 st or a bunch of bananas may weigh 1 st.

## History of Stones

Stones have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of stones:

• The stone was an ancient unit of measurement that was based on the weight of a natural stone or rock. It varied from place to place and from time to time depending on the type and size of the stone used.
• The stone was used in different systems of measurement, such as the Roman system, the Anglo-Saxon system, the English system and the Scottish system. It ranged from about 5 pounds to about 40 pounds depending on the region and the object weighed.
• The stone was standardized by royal statutes and international agreements in different periods of history. For example, in 1389 a royal statute fixed the stone of wool at 14 pounds in England; in 1824 an international agreement defined the avoirdupois pound as exactly 453.59237 grams; in 1835 an act permitted using a stone of 14 pounds for trade in Britain; in 1959 an international agreement defined the international avoirdupois ounce as exactly 28.349523125 grams.

## Example Conversions of Stones to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of stones to other units of weight:

• 1 st = 14 lb
• 1 st = 224 oz
• 1 st = 0.007143 ton
• 1 st = 6.35 kg
• 1 st = 6350 g
• 1 st = 6350000 mg
• 1 st = 0.714286 troy oz
• 1 st = 0.714286 apothecaries’ oz
• 1 st = 0.5 Spanish oz
• 1 st = 0.458333 French oz

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