Inches unit converter
Online converter is often used not only when maths homework needs to be done by kids at school but also when inches, centimeters or other quantity requires definition. In media stores for proper TV or computer width selection it’s good to know conversion formula to be able to select a product that has reasonable price for needed number of inches or centimeters. It’s good to know how many centimeters (the same for inch value) has screen from our previous computer, will 27 inch – screen be good for our office.
Standard units of measurements
The standard table of measurement for the British Imperial System and the United States Standard System includes inches, feet, yards and miles. The Metric System commonly uses millimeters, centimeters, meters, and kilometers.
How much is an inch?
The inch (symbol: in) is a unit of length in the British Imperial Units and the United States systems of measurement. When we convert inches to other units, we receive 1/36 yard or 1/12 of a foot. In the past inch value varied. Since adoption of the International Yard and Pound Agreement in the 1959 one inch exactly 25.4 mm.
How much is a feet?
The foot (or feet; symbol: ft) is a unit of length in the British imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. Since the International Agreement of 1959, one foot is equal to 0.3048 meters exactly.
How much is a yard?
The yard (symbol: yd) is an English unit of length in both the British imperial and American systems of measurement equalling 3 foot or 36 inches.
How much is a mile?
Miles can be divided into the two most common types in use today, namely land miles and nautical miles. According to international standard unit land mile is approximately 1.609 km, which is equivalent to 1609 meters. The nautical mile is slightly longer, converted to kilometers it is equal to 1.852 km, which corresponds to 1852 meters.
How many inches? – how to convert inches
As some British people still use one or more imperial quantity in everyday life for distance it’s good to know conversion logic to be able to calculate that values. To remember that values we can present the calculations in below formula:
1 ft = 12 inches
1 inch = 0.08333 ft
10 inches = 0.8333 ft
27 inches = 2.25 ft
1 yard = 36 inches
1 inch = 0.02777 yd
10 inches = 0.2777 yd
27 inches = 0.75 yd
1 mile = 63360 inches
1 inch = 0.000015782828283 miles
10 inches = 0.00015782828283 miles
27 inches = 0.00042613636364 miles
Simple multiplication can be used to convert numerous inches to different unit values.
How much is a centimeter?
In the International System of Units (SI) abbreviation for centimeter is cm. A centimeter (centimetre in international spelling or centimeter in American spelling) is a unit of length, which is equal to one hundredth of a meter. One centimeter is also equal 10 millimeters. According to modern definition 1 cm corresponds approximately to the length of an adult thumbnail.
How many centimeters? – conversion chart
Centimeters are decimal fraction of a meter. Both customary units are most often used in Europe (US customary units were mentioned earlier). Cm converter bases on formula presented below.
1 meter = 100 centimeters
100 centimeters = 1000 mm
1 km = 100000 centimeters
How many cm? – 27 inches in cm
One inch we can convert to centimeters and it will give corresponding value 2.54 cm.
1 inch = 2.54 cm
10 inches = 25.4 cm
27 inches = 68.58 centimeters
It’s worth to make other conversion and check how many inches are in one cm. Centimeters converter will provide with a value that is approximately equivalent 0.3937007874 (1 cm = 0.3937007874 inch). This conversion is not that popular and needed, but maths table also contains it.