## Converting Between Metric and Imperial Lengths Reference

Reference for converting between US customary and Metric lengths. Students access this to see the equation and also to get an idea of how many of one unit is in another. Meters to Yards:

To convert meters to yards, multiply the meter value by 1.09361.

For example: 10 meters = 10 x 1.09361 = 10.9361 yards.

Yards to Meters:

To convert yards to meters, multiply the yard value by 0.9144.

For example: 10 yards = 10 x 0.9144 = 9.144 meters.

Inches to Centimeters:

To convert inches to centimeters, multiply the inch value by 2.54.

For example: 10 inches = 10 x 2.54 = 25.4 centimeters.

Centimeters to Inches:

To convert centimeters to inches, divide the centimeter value by 2.54.

For example: 10 centimeters = 10 ÷ 2.54 = 3.937 inches.

Miles to Kilometers:

To convert miles to kilometers, multiply the mile value by 1.60934.

For example: 10 miles = 10 x 1.60934 = 16.0934 kilometers.

Kilometers to Miles:

To convert kilometers to miles, divide the kilometer value by 1.60934.

For example: 10 kilometers = 10 ÷ 1.60934 = 6.21371 miles.

Note: Round off the answers to two decimal places.