Conversion Charts

Conversion Factors for Units of Length

1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
1 foot = 0.305 meter
1 yard = 0.914 meter
1 mile = 1.609 kilometers
1 centimeter = 0.39 inch
1 meter = 39.37 inches = 3.28 feet = 1.094 yards

Metric Units of Volume and Capacity

1 milliliter (ml) = 1/1,0000 liter = 1 cubic centimeter
1 centiliter (cl) = 1/100 liter = 10 milliliters
1 deciliter (dl) = 1/10 liter
1 liter = 1 cubic decimeter

American and British Units of Length

1 mile (mi) = 1,760 yards = 5,280 feet
1 fathom (fath) = 6 feet
1 nautical mile = 6,076.1 feet
Metric Units of Length
1 millimeter (mm) = 1/1,000 meter
1 centimeter (cm) = 1/100 meter
1 decimeter (dm) = 1/10 meter
1 kilometer (km) = 1000 meters

Conversion Factors for Units of Volume & Capacity

1 cubic inch = 16.4 cubic centimeters
1 cubic foot = 0.0283 cubic meter
1 cubic yard = 0.765 cubic meter
fluid ounce = 29.6 milliliters
1 U.S. pint = 0.473 liter
1 U.S. quart = 0.946 liter
1 U.S. gallon = 0.84 imperial gallon =3.8 liters
1 dry pint = 0.55 liters
1 dry quart = 1.1 liters
1 cubic centimeter = 0.06 cubic inch
1 milliliter = 0.034 fluid ounce
1 liter = 1.06 U.S. quarts = 0.9 dry quart

Conversion Factors for Units of Area

1 square inch = 6.45 square centimeters
1 square foot = 0.093 square meter
1 square yard = 0.84 square meter
1 square centimeter = 0.155 square inch

Common Units of Weight of Mass American and British Units

1 grain = 1/7,000 pound = 1/437.5 ounce
1 dram (dr) = 1/256 pound= 1/16 ounce
1 ounce (oz) = 1/16 pound

American & British Units of Volume & Capacity Liquid & Dry

1 cubic yard (cu yd) = 27 cubic feet
1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon
1 tablespoon = 1/2 fluid ounce = 3 teaspoons
1 U.S. fluid ounce (fl oz) = 1/128 U.S. gallon = 1/16 U.S. pint
1 cup = 1/4 quart = 1/2 pint 8 fluid ounces
1 pint (pt) = 1/8 gallon = 1/2 quart = 16 fluid ounces
1 quart (qt) = 1/4 gallon = 32 fluid ounces
1 U.S. gallon (gal) = 231 cubic inches

Common Units of Weight or Mass American and British Units

(Metric Units)
1 milligram (mg) = 1/1,000,000 kilogram = 1/1,000 gram
1 centigram (cg) = 1/100,000 kilogram = 1/100 gram
1 decigram (dg) = 1/10,000 kilogram = 1/10 gram
1 gram (g) = 1/1,000 kilogram
1 dekagram (dkg) = 1/100 kilogram = 10 grams
1 hectogram (hg) = 1/10 kilogram = 100 grams

Temperature Conversion

Water as 0° C and the boiling point as 100° C
Water as 32° F and the boiling point as 212° F
°C = (100/180) * ( °F - 32)
°F = (1.8 * °C) + 32

Conversion Factors for Units of Weight or Mass

1 ounce (avoirdupois) = 28.35 grams
1 kilogram= 2.205 pounds (avoirdupois)
Standard
1 lb = 0.45359237 kg
1 kg = 2.204622621849 lb = 35.27396194958 oz