# Convert Millimeter to Kilometer (mm to km)

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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.

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 Millimeters to Kilometers

### Example: How many kilometers are equivalent to 28.7 millimeters?

As;

1 millimeters = 1.0E-6 kilometers

28.7 millimeters = Y kilometers

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

Y equals 28.7 times 1.0E-6 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 28.7 * 1.0E-6 / 1 = 2.87E-5 kilometers

Answer is: 2.87E-5 kilometers are equivalent to 28.7 millimeters.

### 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 ) 98.46 mm

( ii ) 86.36 mm

( iii ) 65.34 mm

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