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Appendix 11: Metric Equivalents and Conversions

Equivalents
1 inch = 25.4 millimeters




1 millimeter = 0.04 inch
1 foot = 0.3 meter




1 meter = 3.3 feet
1 yard = 0.9 meter




1 meter = 1.1 yards
1 mile = 1.6 kilometers




1 kilometer = 0.6 mile

1 sq. inch = 6.45 sq. centimeters




1 sq. centimeter = 0.15 sq. inch
1 sq. foot = 0.09 sq. meter




1 sq. meter = 10.8 sq. feet
1 sq. yard = 0.8 sq. meter




1 sq. meter = 1.2 sq. yards
1 acre = 0.4 hectare




1 hectare = 2.47 acres

Conversions
inches x 25.4 = millimeters




millimeters x 0.04 = inches
feet x 0.3 = meters




meters x 3.3 = feet
yards x 0.9 = meters




meters x 1.1 = yards
miles x 1.6 = kilometers




kilometers x 0.6 = miles
sq. inches x 6.45 = sq. centimeters




sq. centimeter x 0.16 = sq. inches
sq. feet x 0.09 = sq. meters




sq. meters x 10.8 = sq. feet
sq. yards x 0.8 = sq. meters




sq. meters x 1.2 = sq. yard
acres x 0.4 = hectares




hectares x 2.5 = acres