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Formulae For The Conversion of Measurements, Area And Volume

 

Conversion of Measurement, Area & Volume

Metric to Imperial and Imperial to Metric

There are times in everyone’s lives when we need to convert some measurement, whether it be when purchasing carpets, fabrics, wood or even despatching a parcel when the couriers need to know the package dimensions.

In these times, when most of us carry a calculator in some form or other, all you need to know is the magic formulae – that’s where I can help!

The following will help you convert measurements, metric to imperial, imperial to metric, volume, area, length etc

 

TO CONVERT

 

 

MULTIPLY BY

 

 

Millimetres to inches

 

 

0.0394

 

 

Metres to feet

 

 

3.2808

 

 

Metres to yards

 

 

1.0936

 

 

Kilometres to miles

 

 

0.6214

 

TO CONVERT

MULTIPLY BY

 

Inches to millimetres

 

 

25.4

 

 

Feet to metres

 

 

0.3048

 

 

Yards to metres

 

 

0.9144

 

 

Miles to kilometres

 

 

1.6093

 

TO CONVERTMULTIPLY BY
 

Square millimetres to square inches

 

 

0.0015

 

 

Square metres to square feet

 

 

10.764

 

 

Square metres to square yards

 

 

1.1960

 

 

Square kilometres to square miles

 

 

0.3861

 

 

Hectares to acres

 

 

2.4711

 

TO CONVERTMULTIPLY BY
 

Square inches to square millimetres

 

 

645.16

 

 

Square feet to square metres

 

 

0.0929

 

 

Square yards to square metres

 

 

0.8361

 

 

Square miles to square kilometres

 

 

2.5899

 

 

Acres to hectares

 

 

0.4047

 

TO CONVERTMULTIPLY BY
 

Cubic centimetres to cubic inches

 

 

0.06102

 

 

Cubic metres to cubic feet

 

 

35.3147

 

 

Cubic metres to cubic yards

 

 

1.3080

 

 

Litres to cubic inches

 

 

61.024

 

 

Litres to gallons

 

 

0.2200

 

 

Millilitres to fluid ounces

 

 

0.0351

 

TO CONVERTMULTIPLY BY
 

Cubic inches to cubic centimetres

 

 

16.3870

 

 

Cubic feet to cubic metres

 

 

0.0283

 

 

Cubic yards to cubic metres

 

 

0.7646

 

 

Cubic inches to litres

 

 

0.016

 

 

Gallons to litres

 

 

4.546

 

 

Fluid ounces to millilitres

 

 

28.413

 

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