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Metric to U.S. Conversions

Metric Measure Multiplied By Equals U.S. Measure
Length
millimeter x 0.0394 = inches
centimeter x 0.3937 = inches
meters x 3.2808 = feet
meters x 1.0936 = yards
kilometers x 0.6214 = miles
Area
sq. cm. x 0.155 = sq. inches
sq. meters x 1.1960 = sq. yards
sq. meters x 0.3861 = sq. miles
hectares x 2.4710 = acres
Weight
grams x 0.0353 = ounces
kilograms x 2.2046 = pounds
tonnes x 1.1 = short tons
Volume
milliliters x 0.0338 = fluid ounces
liters x 2.1134 = pints
liters x 1.0567 = quarts
liters x 0.2642 = gallons
cu. meters x 35.3145 = cubic feet
cu. meters x 1.3079 = cubic yards
Temperature
centigrade x 1.8(+32) = fahrenheit
temperature temperature

To calculate the approximate U.S. measure equivalent to a known metric measure, simply multiply the metric quantity by the conversion factor in the center column. Example: 38 kilograms = 84 pounds, approximately (38 x 2.2046 = 83.78).



U.S. to Metric Conversions

U.S. Measure Multiplied By Equals Metric Measure
Length
inches x 2.54 = centimeters
feet x 30.48 = centimeters
yards x x 0.9144 = meters
miles x 1.6093 = kilometers
Area
sq. inches x 6.452 = sq. cm.
sq. feet x 0.0929 = sq. meters
sq. yards x 0.8361 = sq. meters
sq. miles x 2.59 = sq. kilometers
acres x 0.4047 = hectares
Weight
ounces x 28.3495 = grams
pounds x 0.4536 = kilograms
short tons x 0.9072 = tonnes
Volume
fluid ounces x 29.574 = milliliters
pints x 0.4732 = liters
quarts x 0.9463 = liters
gallons x 3.7853 = liters
cubic feet x 0.0283 = cubic meters
cubic yards x 0.7646 = cubic meters
Temperature
fahrenheit -32(/1.8) = centigrade
temperature temperature

To calculate the approximate metric measure equivalent to a U.S. measure, simply multiply the U.S. quantity by the conversion factor in the center column. Example: 563 miles = 900 kilometers, approximately (563 x 1.6093 = 906.04).

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