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Metric conversion charts

Use the various charts provided below to convert standard US length, area, volume, and weight measurements to their metric equivalents, using the formulas provided.

 

Length conversion constants

Length conversion constants
Millimeters x .039370 = inches Inches x 25.4001 = millimeters
Meters x 39.370 = inches Inches x .0254 = meters
Meters x 3.2808 = feet Feet x .30480 = meters
Meters x 1.09361 = yards Yards x .91440 = meters
Kilometers x 3,280.8 = feet Feet x .0003048 = kilometers
Kilometers x .62137 = statute miles Statute Miles x 1.60935 = kilometers
Kilometers x .53959 = nautical miles Nautical Miles x 1.85325 = kilometers

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Area conversion constants

Area conversion constants
Sq millimeters x .00155 = sq inches Sq inches x 645.163 = sq millimeters
Sq centimeters x .155 = sq inches Sq inches x 6.45163 = sq centimeters
Sq meters x 10. x 10.76387 = sq feet Sq feet x .0929 = sq meters
Sq meters x 1.19599 = sq yards Sq yards x .83613 = sq meters
Hectares x 2.47104 = acres Acres x .40469 = hectares
Sq kilometers x 247.104 = acres Acres x .0040469 = sq kilometers
Sq kilometers x .3861 = Sq miles Sq miles x 2.5899 = sq kilometers

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Volume conversion constants

Volume Conversion Constants
Cu centimeters x .033818 = fluid ounces Fluid ounces x 29.57 = cu centimeters
Cu centimeters x .061023 = cu inches Cu inches x 16.387 = cu centimeters
Cu centimeters x .271 = fluid drams Fluid drams x 3.69 = cu centimeters
Liters x 61.023 = cu inches Cu inches x .016387 = liters
Liters x 1.05668 = quarts Quarts x .04636 = liters
Liters x .26517 = gallons Gallons x 3.78543 = liters
Liters x 035317 = cu feet Cu feet x 28.316 = liters
Hectoliters x 26.417 = gallons Gallons x .0378543 = hectoliters
Hectoliters x 3.5317 = cu feet Cu feet x .28316 = hectoliters
Hectoliters x 2.83794 = bushel Bushel x .352379 = hectoliters
Hectoliters x .1308 = cu yards Cu yards x 7.645 = hectoliters
Cu meters x 264.17 = gallons Gallons x .03378543 = cu meters
Cu meters x 35.317 = cu feet Cu feet x .28316 = cu meters
Cu meters x 1.308 = cu yards Cu yards x .7645 = cu meters

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Weight conversion constants

Weight Conversion Constants
Grams x 981 = dynes Dynes x .0010193 = grams
Grams x 15.432 = grams Grams x .0648 = grams
Grams x .03527 = ounces Ounces x 28.35 = grams
Grams x .033818 = fluid ounces Fluid ounces x 29.57 = grams
Kilograms x 35.27 = ounces Ounces x .2835 = kilograms
Kilograms x 2.20462 = pounds Pounds x .45359 = kilograms
Metric ton x 1.10231 = net ton Net ton x .90719 = metric tons
Metric tons x .984221 = gross ton Gross ton x 1.01605 = metric tons

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Standard metric measurements

Standard Metric Measurements

Length Measures
 
Area Measures
10 millimeters = 1 centimeter   100 sq millimeters = 1 sq centimeter
10 centimeters = 1 decimeter   100 sq centimeters = 1 sq decimeter
10 decimeters = 1 meter   100 sq decimeters = 1 sq meter
1000 meters = 1 kilometer      

Volume Measure (Dry)
 
Volume Measure (Liquid)
1000 cu millimeters = 1 cu centimeter   10 milliliters = 1 centiliter
1000 cu centimeters = 1 cu decimeter   10 centiliters = 1 deciliter
1000 cu decimeters = 1 cu meter   10 deciliters = 1 liter
      100 liters = 1 hectoliter

Weight Measure
 
10 milligrams = 1 centigram
10 centigrams = 1 decigram
10 decigrams = 1 gram
10 grams = 1 decagram
10 decagrams = 1 hectogram
10 hectograms = 1 kilogram
1000 kilograms = 1 metric ton

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