# Convert Mile to Kilometer (mi to km)

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

**Definitions:**

**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Miles to Kilometers

*Example: How many kilometers are equivalent to 31.86 miles?*

As;

1 miles = 1.609344 kilometers

31.86 miles = Y kilometers

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

Y equals 31.86 times 1.609344 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 31.86 * 1.609344 / 1 = 51.27369984 kilometers

Answer is: 51.27369984 kilometers are equivalent to 31.86 miles.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into km:*

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

( i ) 10.57 mi

( ii ) 30.04 mi

( iii ) 71.86 mi

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