# How do you convert to metric?

## How do you convert to metric?

How to Convert Imperial to Metric

1. Find the right conversion number (see Metric – Imperial Conversion Charts)
2. Multiply.
3. If the answer is in the thousands or millions (or thousandths or millionths), then drop the zeros and use the correct prefix (see Metric Numbers)

## What is metric to standard conversion?

Metric / Standard Wrench Conversion Chart

Bolt Diameter Metric Standard
3/16″ 10mm 3/8″
1/4″ 11mm 7/16″
5/16″ 13mm 1/2″
3/8″ 14mm 9/16″

What is 5 meters long in centimeters?

5 meters is equivalent, or equal to, 500 centimeters. The name ‘centimeter,’ is made up of the prefix ‘centi-‘ and the base, ‘meter.

What are some examples of metric measurements?

The metric system has meter, centimeter, millimeter, and kilometer for length; kilograms and gram for weight; liter and milliliter for capacity; hours, minutes, seconds for time.

### How do you convert metric to metric?

Metric units of measurement differ by powers of 10 – 10, 100, 1,000, and so on. Thus, converting from one metric unit to another is always accomplished by multiplying or dividing your initial measurement by the appropriate power of ten.

### What is a 36 mm socket in standard?

Wrench Size And Conversion Table

Inches Millimeters Spanner
1.417 36mm 36mm
1.418 1 7/16 AF
1.480 7/8 Wworth; 1in BSF
1.500 1 1/2 AF

What size is 10mm?

MM Approximate Size In Inches Exact Size In Inches
10mm Little over 3/8 Inch 0.39370 Inches
11mm 7/16 Inch 0.43307 Inches
12mm Just short of 1/2 Inch 0.47244 Inches
13mm Little over 1/2 Inch 0.51181 Inches

Which is more 5m or 500 cm?

5 meters is equivalent, or equal to, 500 centimeters.

#### How do you convert units within the metric system?

To convert among units in the metric system, identify the unit that you have, the unit that you want to convert to, and then count the number of units between them. If you are going from a larger unit to a smaller unit, you multiply by 10 successively.

#### Will the US ever convert to metric?

The United States is the only country that has not switched to the metric system other than Burma and Liberia. The cost of not switching to the metric system is quickly increasing with the trend towards globalization. There are very strong economic and scientific reasons to switch the US to the metric system.

How do you change metric units?

However, you might prefer to use metric units instead. Changing that is pretty simple. Here’s how to do it: Press the Info button until “Units” is displayed. Press the Reset button to change from English measurements to metric measurements. Press the Reset button again to change from metric units back to English units.

What are the metric values?

A metric value contains several fields, but is represented primarily by the Count and Value. Count is a 32-bit integer field, and Value is a 32-bit float. Metric values can represent more than one data point or sample as an aggregation of measures.