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Appendix A

Metric Conversion Chart

This appendix complies with current Army directives which 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

US Units

Multiplied By

Metric Units

Acres

0.4947

Hectares
Cubic feet

0.0283

Cubic meters
Cubic inches

16.3872

Cubic centimeters
Cubic inches

0.0164

Liters
Cubic yards

0.7646

Cubic meters
Feet

0.3048

Meters
Feet per second

18.288

Meters per minute
Gallons

3.7854

Liters
Inches

2.54

Centimeters
Inches

0.0254

Meters
Inches

25.4001

Millimeters
Miles

1.6093

Kilometers
Square feet

0.0929

Square meters
Square inches

6.4516

Square centimeters
Square miles

2.590

Square kilometers
Square yards

0.8361

Square meters
Yards

0.914

Meters

Metric Units

Multiplied By

US Units

Centimeters

0.3937

Inches
Cubic centimeters

0.0610

Cubic inches
Cubic meters

35.3144

Cubic feet
Cubic meters

1.3079

Cubic yards
Kilometers

0.62137

Miles
Meters

3.2808

Feet
Meters

39.37

Inches
Meters

1.0936

Yards
Millimeters

0.03937

Inches
Square centimeters

0.155

Square inches
Square kilometers

0.3861

Square miles
Square meters

1.1960

Square yards
Square meters

10.764

Square feet



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