Convert Inch to Meter (in to m)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from inch to meter (in to m). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


Inch (abbreviation: in): is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to 1/36 yard but usually taken as 1/12 of a foot.

Meter (abbreviation: m): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The metre is the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum within 1/299792458 seconds.

How to Convert Inches to Meters

Example: How many meters are equivalent to 31.02 inches?


1 inches = 0.0254 meters

31.02 inches = Y meters

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 31.02 times 0.0254 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 31.02 * 0.0254 / 1 = 0.787908 meters

Answer is: 0.787908 meters are equivalent to 31.02 inches.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into m:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 34.73 in

( ii ) 74.86 in

( iii ) 44.72 in

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