there is 500 because there is 2000 in a ton and 1/4 of 2000 is 500

sahithithadi

There are three major units called tons.
1 US (short) ton = 2000 lb so one fourth is 500 lbs.
1 UK (long) ton = 2240 lb; one fourth is 560 lbs.
1 tonne (metric) = 2204.6 lb; one fourth is 501.15 lbs.