Cubic meters, which measure volume, are converted to tons, which measure mass, by multiplying the number of cubic meters of a substance by its density in units of cubic meters per ton. Density is a physical property defi... More » Science Measurements

A ton is a measure of weight, whereas a cubic meter is a measure of volume, so the material must be known to be able to convert the units. One ton of pure water is equal to 1 cubic meter. More » Science Measurements

Converting liters to tons involves two major steps. The first is to convert the liters to cubic meters. The second step is to convert the cubic meters to tons (basically using density at this stage). More » Science Measurements
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