In Math we can be given a problem in one unit and have to give the answer in another. This is called converting of units. We can go from feet to centimeters in a few easy step when knowing the converstions.

The Conversion units for Length are:

English Metric Bridges

12in=1ft 1km=1000m 1in=2.54cm

3ft=1yd 1m=1000mm 1mi=1.609

5280ft=1mi 1m=100cm

1cm=10mm

We need the bridges to be able to go from metric to english and viscera. There are also other conversions that can be helpful; Conversions for mass and time.

The Conversion units for Mass are:

English Metric Bridges

16oz=1lb 1000mg=1g 454g=1lb

2000lb=1tons 1000g=1kg 1kg=2.2Lb

The Conversion units for Time are:

60 sec=1 min 52 wk= 1 yr

60 min=1 hr 365 days=1 yr

24 hr= 1 day 10 yr= 1 decade

7 days= 1 wk 100 yr= 1 century

With these conversions units we can do conversions. We can take 2.6 meters and convert it to millimeters. We can do this by starting with 2.6 meters and finding a conversions that will take use to millimeters.

We can also convert 3.0 miles into inches.

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