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Metric Conversion Chart

The United States is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not use the metric system as its main form of measurement. It is important to know sizes when ordering auto parts and automotive accessories. The charts below are a guide on how to measure and convert the American system to the metric measurement system.

Capacity Conversions US

1 half - litre = 0.473 litre
1 pint = 0.946 litres / liters

1 gallon = 3.785 litres
1 litre / liter= 0.264 gallon

Length and Distance Conversions

1 centimeter = 0.3937 inch
1 decimeter = 0.3281 foot
1 meter = 3.2810 foot
1 kilometer = 0.6214 mile
1 kilometer = 0.5390 nautical mile

1 inch = 2.5400 centimeters
1 foot = 0.3048 meter
1 rod = 0.9144 meter
1 mile = 1.6093 kilometers
1 nautical mile = 1.8520 kilometers

Temperature Conversion

To convert F to C
( Fahrenheit to Celsius )
Subtract 32,
multiply by 5 and
then divide by 9

To convert C to F
( Celsius to Fahrenheit )
multiply by 9,
divide by 5 and
then add 32

Volume Conversions

1 cubic centimeter = 0.061 cubic inch
1 cubic decimeter = 0.035 cubic foot
1 cubic meter = 1.308 cubic rod

1 cubic inch = 16.387 cubic centimeters
1 cubic foot = 28.317 cubic meters
1 cubic rod = 0.765 cubic meter

Weight Conversions

1 gram = 0.035 ounce
1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
1 metric ton = 2204.600 pounds

1 ounce = 28.350 grams
1 pound = 453.590 grams
1 (short) ton = 907.180 kilograms
1 (long) ton = 1016.050 kilograms

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