Dave's Math Tables: Weights and Measures (Math | General | Weights and Measures | Lengths)

### Unit Conversion Tables for Lengths & Distances

A note on the metric system:
Before you use this table, convert to the base measurement first, in that convert centi-meters to meters, convert kilo-grams to grams. In this way, I don't have to list every imaginable combination of metric units.

The notation 1.23E + 4 stands for 1.23 x 10+4 = 0.000123.

 from \ to = __ feet = __ inches = __ meters = __ miles = __ yards foot 12 0.3048 (1/5280) (1/3) inch (1/12) 0.0254 (1/63360) (1/36) meter 3.280839... 39.37007... 6.213711...E - 4 1.093613... mile 5280 63360 1609.344 1760 yard 3 36 0.9144 (1/1760)
To use: Find the unit to convert from in the left column, and multiply it by the expression under the unit to convert to.
Examples: foot = 12 inches; 2 feet = 2x12 inches.

Useful Exact Length Relationships

mile = 1760 yards = 5280 feet
yard = 3 feet = 36 inches
foot = 12 inches
inch = 2.54 centimeters 