Pounds to tons means that the step pyramids weigh a lot of pounds!!!! The step pyramids weigh-in at an exact 7,000!!!! That is a lot of lbs. Haha!!! Well the weight of 7,000 pounds in tons is 3 and a half. That's a ton!! Well for the people that do not know how much 1 ton it is 2,000 pounds! That is a lot!