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Convert Inch to Meter (in to m)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from inch to meter (in to m). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Inch (abbreviation: in): is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to 1/36 yard but usually taken as 1/12 of a foot.

Meter (abbreviation: m): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The metre is the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum within 1/299792458 seconds.

How to Convert Inches to Meters

Example: How many meters are equivalent to 18.03 inches?


As;


1 inches = 0.0254 meters


18.03 inches = Y meters


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 18.03 times 0.0254 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 18.03 * 0.0254 / 1 = 0.457962 meters


Answer is: 0.457962 meters are equivalent to 18.03 inches.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into m:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 68.54 in


( ii ) 6.65 in


( iii ) 29.48 in


Convert Inch to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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