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Converting Between Metric Area And US Standard Area

How does one convert metric measures of area to US Standard Measures and vice versa?

Below are tables that show how to make these conversions between the two systems. Click on the following links if you aren't familiar with US Standard and Metric Measures of length

Table Showing Conversions of Common Metric To Common US Standard Measures of Area
Metric US Standard Formula
1 millimeter (mm) 0.03937 inch (in) mms X 0.03937 = inches
1 centimeter (cm) 0.3937 inch (in) cms X 0.3937 = inches
1 meter 1.0936 yard (yd) ms X 1.0936 = yards
1 kilometer (km) 0.6214 mile kms X 0.6214 = miles

 

Table to Convert Common US Standard Area Measures To Common Metric Measures
US Standard Metric Formula
1 square inch (in2) 6.4516 square centimeter (cm2) ins X 6.4516 = cm2
1 square foot (ft2) 0.0929 square meter (m2) ft X 0.0.0929 = m2
1 square yard (yd2) 0.8361 square meter m2 yds X 0.8361 = m2
1 square mile (mile2) 2.59 km2 mis X 2.59 = km2

Use the above formulas and calculator below to convert various measures of weight between the US Standard and Metric measure systems:

 





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