Convert Kilometer to Millimeter (km to mm)

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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.

Millimeter (abbreviation: mm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre. Therefore, there are thousand millimetres in a metre and ten millimetres in a centimetre.


How to Convert Kilometers to Millimeters

Example: How many millimeters are equivalent to 23.96 kilometers?


As;

1 kilometers = 1000000 millimeters

23.96 kilometers = Y millimeters

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

Y equals 23.96 times 1000000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 23.96 * 1000000 / 1 = 23960000 millimeters

Answer is: 23960000 millimeters are equivalent to 23.96 kilometers.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into mm:


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

( i ) 15.34 km

( ii ) 20.3 km

( iii ) 53.68 km


Convert Kilometer to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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