Convert Kilometer to Inch (km to in)

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Kilometer (abbreviation: km): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousand metres (kilo- being the prefix for 1000). It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world countries.

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.

How to Convert Kilometers to Inches

Example: How many inches are equivalent to 15.83 kilometers?


1 kilometers = 39370.08 inches

15.83 kilometers = Y inches

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

Y equals 15.83 times 39370.08 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 15.83 * 39370.08 / 1 = 623228.3664 inches

Answer is: 623228.3664 inches are equivalent to 15.83 kilometers.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into in:

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

( i ) 59.76 km

( ii ) 97.38 km

( iii ) 74.2 km

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