METRIC
MEASUREMENT AND CONVERSION
           
Length—Basic is meter (m)
Metric Unit Meter Inches Feet Yards Miles
Millimeter (mm) .001
Centimeter (cm) .01 .3937
Decimeter (dm) .1 3.937 .3281 .1094
Meter (m) 1 39.37 3.281 1.094
Decameter (dkm) 10 393.7 32.81 10.94
Hectometer (hm) 100 3937 328.1 109.4
Kilometer (km) 1000 3281 1094 .6214
To Convert Yards to Meters—multiply by .9144
In. to millimeters—multiply by 25.4 Yards to Meters—multiply by .9144
Millimeters to In.—multiply by .03937 Meters to Yards—multiply by 1.094
Feet to meters—multiply by .3048 Miles to Kilometer—multiply by 1.609
Meters to Feet—multiply by 3.281 Kilometer to Miles—multiply by .6214
           

 

 

AREA—Basic unit is centare (ca) which is 1 square meter
Metric Unit Centares Square

Inches

Square

Feet

Square

Yards

Acres
Sq. Millimeter (sq. mm) .000001
Sq. Centimeter (sq. cm) .0001 .1550
Sq. Decimeter (sq. dm) .01 15.50 .1076
Centare/Sq. Meter (ca/sq.m) 1 1550 10.76 1.196
Area (a) 100 1076 119.6
Hectare (ha) 10,000 2.471
Sq. Kilometer (sq. km) 1,000,000 247.1
To Convert
Sq. In. to Sq. cm—multiply by 6.452 Acres to Hectares—multiply by .4047
Sq. cm to Sq. In.—multiply by .1550 Hectares to Acres—multiply by 2.471
Sq. Ft. to Sq. m.—multiply by .0929 Acres to Sq. km.—multiply by .004047
Sq. m to Sq. Ft.—multiply by 10.76 Sq. km. To Acres—multiply by 247.1
Sq. Yds. To Sq. m.—multiply by .8361 Sq. mile to Sq. km.—multiply by 2.590
Sq. m. to Sq. Yds.—multiply by 1.196 Sq. km. To Sq. miles—multiply by .3861
VOLUME—Basic unit is stere (s) which is 1 cubic meter
Metric Unit Steres Cubic Inch Cubic Foot

 

Cubic Yards
Cu Millimeter (cu mm) .000000001 —- —-
Cu Centimeter (cu cm) .0000001 .06102 —- —-
Cu Decimeter (cu dm) .001 61.023 —- —-
Decistere (ds) .1 6102.3 3.531 .1308
Stere/Cu Meter (s/cu m) 1 61023 35.31 1.308
Decastere (dks) 10 353.1 13.08
To Convert
Cu. Mm to Cu In.—multiply by .000061 Cu. Ft. to Cu. m—multiply by .0283
Cu cm to Cu In.—multiply by .06102 Cu. m to Cu. Ft.—multiply by 35.31
Cu. In. Cu cm—multiply by 16.39 Cu. Yds. To Cu m—multiply by .7646
Cu cm to Cu In.—multiply by .06102 Cu. m to Cu. Yds.—multiply by 1.308
WEIGHT—Basic unit is gram (g)
Metric Unit
Milligram (mg) .001 .01543
Centigram (cg) .01 .1543 —-
Decigram (dg .1 1.543
Gram 1 15.43 .03527
Decagram (dkg) 10 154.3 .3527
Hectogram (hg) 100 1543 3.527 .22046
Kilogram (kg) 1000 35.27 2.2046
Quintal (q) 100,000 3527 220.46
Metric Ton (MT) 1,000,000 2204.6
To Convert
Grains to Centigrams—multiply by 6.48 Grams to Ounces—multiply by .03527
Centigrams to Grains—multiply by .1543 Pounds to Kilograms—multiply by .4536
Ounces to grams—multiply by 28.35 Kilograms to Pounds—multiply by 2.2046
Tons (2000#) to Metric Tons—multiply by .9078
Metric Tons to Tons (2000#)—multiply by 1.1023