# English and Metric Units

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This chart gives the conversion ratios that, as a matter of United States federal law, are required to convert between the metric system and the US Customary System of Units, commonly known as "the English system", (although several US customer units have different sizes to the British units of the same name.)

## Contents

# Metric Conversion Chart

## English to Metric

English Metric Inches (in) x 2.54 = centimeters Feet (ft) x .3 = meters Yards (yd) x .9 = meters Miles (mi) x 1.6 = kilometers Square inches (in2) x 6.5 = square centimeters Square feet (ft2) x .1 = square meters Square yards (yd2) x .8 = square meters Square mile (sq mi) x 2.589988110336 = square kilometers Acres x .4 = hectares Cubic feet (ft3) x .03 = cubic meters Cords (cd) x 3.6 = cubic meters Quarts (lq) (qt) x .9 = liters Gallons (gal) x .004 = liters Ounces (avdp) (oz) x 28.4 = grams Pounds (avdp) (lb) x .5 = kilograms Horsepower (hp) x .7 = kilowatts

## Metric to English

Metric English Centimeters (cm) x .39 = inches Meters (m) x 3.3 = feet Meters (m) x 1.1 = yards Kilometers (km) x .6 = miles Sq. centimeters (cm2) x .2 = square inches Square meters (m2) x 10.8 = square feet Square meters (m2) x 1.2 = square yards Hectares (ha) x 2.5 = acres Cubic meters (m3) x 35.3 = cubic feet Liters (l) x 1.1 = quarts (lq) Cubic meters (m3) x 284.2 = gallons Grams (g) x .04 = ounces (avdp) Kilograms (kg) x 2.2 = pounds (avdp) Kilowatts (kW) x 1.3 = horsepower

## Units of Length and Measure

Length 12 inches ........................ 1 foot 36 inches or 3 feet .............. 1 yard 1760 yards or 5280 feet .......... 1 mile Liquid Measure 8 ounces ........................................ 1 cup 16 ounces or 2 cups ............................. 1 pint 32 ounces or 4 cups or 2 pints .................. 1 quart 64 ounces or 4 pints or 2 quarts ................ 1/2 gallon 128 ounces or 16 cups or 8 pints or 4 quarts .... 1 gallon

## Temperature Conversions

#### From Fahrenheit to Centigrade

- To convert from degrees Fahrenheit to degrees Centigrade, subtract 32 degrees from the temperature and multiply by 5/9.
#### From Centigrade to Fahrenheit

- To convert from degrees Centigrade to degrees Fahrenheit, multiply the temperature by 1.8 and add 32 degrees.

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