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Appendix A

Metric Conversion Chart

This appendix complies with current Army directives that state that the metric system will be incorporated into all new publications. Table A-1 is a conversion chart.

    Table A-1. Metric Conversion Chart

    Metric to English

    English to Metric

    Multiply

    By

    To Obtain

    Multiply

    By

    To Obtain

    Length

    Centimeters

    0.0394

    Inches

    Inches

    2.54

    Centimeters

    Meters

    3.28

    Feet

    Feet

    0.0305

    Meters

    Meters

    1.094

    Yards

    Yards

    0.9144

    Meters

    Kilometers

    0.621

    Miles (stat)

    Miles (stat)

    1.5609

    Kilometers

    Kilometers

    0.540

    Miles (naut)

    Miles (naut)

    1.853

    Kilometers

    Millimeters

    0.039

    Inches

    Inches

    25.40

    Millimeters

    Area

    Square centimeters

    0.1550

    Square inches

    Square inches

    6.45

    Square centimeters

    Square meters

    10.76

    Square feet

    Square feet

    0.0929

    Square meters

    Square meters

    1.196

    Square yards

    Square yards

    0.836

    Square meters

    Volume

    Cubic centimeters

    0.610

    Cubic inches

    Cubic inches

    16.39

    Cubic centimeters

    Cubic meters

    35.3

    Cubic feet

    Cubic feet

    0.0283

    Cubic meters

    Cubic meters

    1.308

    Cubic yards

    Cubic yards

    0.765

    Cubic meters

    Milliliters

    0.0338

    US liq ounces

    US liq ounces

    29.6

    Milliliters

    Liters

    1.057

    US liq quarts

    US liq quarts

    0.946

    Liters

    Liters

    0.264

    US liq gallons

    US liq gallons

    3.79

    Liters

    Weight

    Grams

    0.0353

    Ounces

    Ounces

    28.4

    Grams

    Kilograms

    2.20

    Pounds

    Pounds

    0.454

    Kilograms

    Metric tons

    1.102

    Short tons

    Short tons

    0.907

    Metric tons

    Metric tons

    0.984

    Long tons

    Long tons

    1.016

    Metric tons



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