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Metric Conversions

Metric conversions can be a bit confusing, but you'll breeze through them with this handy metric conversion chart!

Just plug in what you're converting from, multiply by the number in the chart, and you're done.

Use this simple chart and take the fear out of metric conversions!

Here are some examples:

  • Convert 100 grams to ounces:  Multiply 100 grams * .0353  =  3.53 ounces
  • Convert 400 yards to meters:  Multiply 400 yards * .9144  =  365.76 meters

US / Metric Conversion Chart:

Convert From: To: Do this:
Ounces Grams Multiply ounces by 28.3495
Grams Ounces Multiply grams by .0353
Yards Meters Multiply yards by .9144
Meters Yards Multiply meters by 1.0936
Inches Centimeters Multiply inches by 2.5400
Centimeters Inches Multiply centimeters by .3937

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