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Convert Inch to Metre

Written by Rahul Lath

Updated on: 24 May 2023

Convert Inch to Metre

Convert Inch to Metre

Conversion of Inch to metre: Inches & metres are used to measure length and distance in the metric system.

1 inch (in) = 0.0254 metres (m). To convert inch to metres, multiply the given value in inches by 0.0254. The resultant value will be the value in metres

Inches


in

Meters


m

What is an inch?

Inch is a unit of measurement. It is denoted as ‘in’ or simply by the symbol “.

Common Usage:

  • Used to measure the length of a smart TV.
  • Used to measure the height of a person.
  • Used to measure the length of the finger.

What is a metre?

In the International System of Units (SI), a metre is a primary unit of length. It’s denoted by ‘m’ in short.

Common Usage:

  • The width of a dining table.
  • The width of a large fridge
  •  The width of a doorway

How to convert Inch to metre?

To convert inch to metre, multiply the required inches by 0.0254 as 1 in = 0.0254 m

Formula,
X in = X × 0.0254 m

Examples of inch to metre conversions: 

Problem 1: Convert 5 inches to metres.
Solution:

Step 1: The required inches is 5.
Step 2: To convert inches to mete, substitute the values at the required places in the formula. Hence,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m
5 in = 5 ×0.0254 m
= 0.127 m

Therefore, 5 inches is 0.127 metres.

Problem 2:  Convert 25 inches to metres.
Solution:

Step 1: The required inches is 25.
Step 2: To convert inches to metres, substitute the values at the required places in the formula. Hence,

Y in = Y × 0.0254 m

25 in = 25 × 0.0254 m

      = 0.635 m

Therefore, 25 inches is 0.635 metres.

Problem 3:  Convert 12 inches to metres.
Solution:

Step 1: The required inches is 12.
Step 2: To convert inches to mete, substitute the values at the required places in the formula. Hence,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m
12 in = 12 × 0.0254 m
= 0.3048 m

Therefore, 12 inches is 0.3048 metres.

Problem 4:  Convert 20 inches to metres.
Solution:

Step 1: The required inches is 20.
Step 2: To convert inches to metres, substitute the values at the required places in the formula. Hence,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m
20 in = 20 × 0.0254 m
= 0.508 m

Therefore, 20 inches is 0.508 metres.

Problem 5:  Convert 40 inches to metres.
Solution:

Step 1: The required inches is 40.
Step 2: To convert inches to metres, substitute the values at the required places in the formula. Hence,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m
40 in = 40 × 0.0254 m
= 1.016 m

Therefore, 40 inches is 1.016 metres.

Conversion of an inch to metre

Inch (in)metre (m)Conversion of Inch to metre (in to m)
1 in0.0254 m1 in is 0.0254 m
2 in0.0508 m2 in is 0.0508 m
3 in0.0762 m3 in is 0.0762 m
4 in0.1016 m4 in is 0.1016 m
5 in0.127 m5 in is 0.127 m
6 in0.1524 m6 in is 0.1524 m
7 in0.1778 m7 in is 0.1778 m
8 in0.2032 m8 in  is 0.2032 m
9 in0.2286 m9 in is 0.2286 m
10 in0.254 m10 in is 0.254 m
11 in0.2794 m11 in is 0.2794 m
12 in0.3048 m12 in is 0.3048 m
13 in0.3302 m13 in is 0.3302 m
14 in0.3556 m14 in is 0.3556 m
15 in0.381 m15 in is 0.381 m
16 in0.4064 m16 in is 0.4064 m
17 in0.4318 m17 in is 0.4318 m
18 in0.4572 m18 in is 0.4572 m
19 in0.4826 m19 in is 0.4826 m
20 in0.508 m20 in is 0.508 m
21 in0.5334 m21 in is 0.5334 m
22 in0.5588 m22 in is 0.5588 m
23 in0.5842 m23 in is 0.5842 m
24 in0.6096 m24 in is 0.6096 m
25 in0.635 m25 in is 0.635 m
26 in0.6604 m26 in is 0.6604 m
27 in0.6858 m27 in is 0.6858 m
28 in0.7112 m28 in is 0.7112 m
29 in0.7366 m29 in is 0.7366 m
30 in0.762 m30 in is 0.762 m
50 in1.27 m50 in is 1.27 m
100 in2.54 m100 in is 2.54 m
200 in5.08 m200 in is 5.08 m
300 in7.62 m300 in is 7.62 m
400 in10.16 m400 in is 10.16 m
500 in12.7 m500 in is 12.7 m
600 in15.24 m600 in is 15.24 m
700 in17.78 m700 in is 17.78 m
800 in20.32 m800 in is 20.32 m
900 in22.86 m900 in is 22.86 m
1000 in25.4 m1000 in is 25.4 m

Difference between inch & metre

Comparison ParametersInch (in)metre (m)
DefinitionA unit of measurement that is equal to 25.4 millimetres and 2.54 centimetres.A primary unit of length in the SI system.
The symbolinm
Formula1 inch = 0.0254 m1m = 39.3701 in
Common usageIs used to measure the length of the screen of a smart T.V, the height of a person, etc.Used for the measurement of bigger things such as measuring the width of a table, distances covered in running race competitions, etc.

FAQs on the conversion of inch to metre

How do you convert inches to metres formula?
To convert inch to metre, multiply the required inches by 0.0254 as,
1 in = 0.0254 m
Formula,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m

How many inches means 1 metre?
1m = 39.3701 in

What is the value of 50 inches in metres?
To convert inch to metre, multiply the required inches by 0.0254 as,
1 in = 0.0254 m
Formula,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m
Hence, substitute the values in the given formula,
50 in = 50 × 0.0254 m
= 1.27 m

What is the value of 500 inches in metres?
To convert inch to metre, multiply the required inches by 0.0254 as,
1 in = 0.0254 m
Formula,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m
Hence, substitute the values in the given formula
500 in = 500 × 0.0254 m
= 12.7 m
Therefore, 500 inches is 12.7 metres.

What is the symbol of inches?
Inch is a unit of measurement and is equal to .0254 metres, 2.54 centimetres and 25.4 millimetres. It is denoted as ‘in’ or simply by the symbol “.

Convert 8 inch to metre.
To convert inch to metre, multiply the required inches by 0.0254 as,
1 in = 0.0254 m
8 in = 0.2032 m

How do I convert inch to metres?
To convert inch to metre, multiply the required inches by 0.0254 as,
1 in = 0.0254 m
Formula,
Y in = Y × 0.0254 m

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References:
SI Base units

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Written by by

Rahul Lath

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