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Conversion of Units with Metric System

by Editor (editor), , September 21, 2016

Metric conversions are also a kind of customary unit which is vital to know when it comes to solving the problems.

When it comes to math conversion, we get to know about different types of conversion factors that mainly involves the conversion of measuring units. We also come across math conversion table and know about length conversion chart, unit of mass and weight conversion chart, inches to cm chart and temperature conversion chart. These are the various kinds of conversion tables that are essential and useful to learn.

Metric conversions are also a kind of customary unit which is vital to know when it comes to solving the problems. Measurement is a way to express how much of a particular item we actually have. There are mainly two systems namely English and Metric regarding measuring things. English measurements are mostly used in United States, but metric measurements are used in almost every country. Measurements give numbers a value to distance, volume, temperature and weight. The metric system is also split into different types of measurement and has a base unit for every category.

Inches to cm converter is one of the basic used operations in various mathematical problems. An inch is one of the length units in the United States customary systems of measurement. A centimeter is also one of the units of length and equals to 1/100 of a meter and 1 inch = 2.54 cm. It is the basic unit in the Centimeter-gram-second (CGS) system.

Common English Measures

Distance

Inches(in)

12 in

1 ft

Feet (ft)

3 ft

1 yd

Yards (yd)

1760 yd

1 mi

Miles (mi)

1 mi

5280 ft

Conversion of common lengths

Inches

1

Feet

0.08333333333

Yards

0.02777777778

Miles

0.00001578282828

Nautical Miles

0.00001371490281

Light-years

2.6847757e-18

Centimeters

2.54

Meters

0.0254

Kilometers

0.0000254

Similarly, there are various conversion online calculators which can be helpful and efficient in solving simple to complex equations that involve different formulas. The below table provides conversion of most frequently used lengths.



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