Convert Kilometer to Mile (km to mi)

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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.

Mile (abbreviation: mi): is an English unit of length of distance equal to 5,280 feet, or 1,760 yards, and standardised as exactly 1,609.344 metres by international agreement in 1959.


How to Convert Kilometers to Miles

Example: How many miles are equivalent to 19.53 kilometers?


As;

1 kilometers = 0.621371 miles

19.53 kilometers = Y miles

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

Y equals 19.53 times 0.621371 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 19.53 * 0.621371 / 1 = 12.13537563 miles

Answer is: 12.13537563 miles are equivalent to 19.53 kilometers.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into mi:


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

( i ) 52.8 km

( ii ) 36.99 km

( iii ) 17.89 km


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References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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