An Inch is the unit of measurement of length in the British or Imperial system while a meter is the unit of length in SI system of measurement. An Inch is widely used worldwide for the measurement of length and it is represented by In.
In the past, there were different standards for the inch usually it was considered to be equal to the first phalanx of our thumb. But as we know the size of thumb varies person to person.
It was needed to create a standard for the unit of length due to many perplexing situations. Different standards were adopted for inch afterward.
In this article of Tape daily, we will describe the conversion of Inch in Metric unit System.
Conversion of Inch in Meter and Vice Versa
Meter is the unit of length in SI system and it is almost 39.37 times of inches.
1 meter = 39.37 inch
So it gives us that
1 inch = 1/39.37 meters
1 inch = 0.0254 meter
Now we will describe here an example for the understanding of this concept.
If we want to convert 48 inches of piece of cloth into the meter, we will multiply it by 0.0254.
48 inches = 48 x 0.0254
48 inches = 1.2192 meter
Now take an example for the conversion of 4 meters in inches
4 meter = 4 x 39.37
4 meter = 157.48 inches
Conversion of Inch into Centimeter
A centimeter is the 100th of meter as we know cent means 100 and it is represented by cm.
1 cm = 0.01 m
The conversion of inch into centimeters implies that
1 inch = 2.54 centimeter
1 cm = 0.3937 inch
If you want to convert 687 inches in centimeter then multiply it by 2.54.
678 in = 687 x 2.54
678 in = 1722.12 cm
And if you want to convert 78989 centimeters into inch
78989 cm = 0.3937 x 78989
78989 cm = 31098.031 in
Conversion of Inch into Millimeter
A millimeter is 1000th of the meter or 1 x 10-3 meter and it is represented by “mm”.
1 inch = 25.4 mm
1 mm = 0.0393701 in
For the conversion from one unit to another simply the skill of multiplication is required.
For the conversion of 78 inches into millimeter
78 inches = 25.4 x 78
78 in = 1981.2 mm
Here is another example of the conversion of 870 millimeters into inch
870 mm = 0.0393701 x 870
870 mm = 34.252 in
I hope now you have learned how to convert inch in different units and by practice, you can easily remember this. If you liked my post or want to give any suggestions then write it down in the comments section.