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Inches Meters
0in 0.00m
1in 0.03m
2in 0.05m
3in 0.08m
4in 0.10m
5in 0.13m
6in 0.15m
7in 0.18m
8in 0.20m
9in 0.23m
10in 0.25m
11in 0.28m
12in 0.30m
13in 0.33m
14in 0.36m
15in 0.38m
16in 0.41m
17in 0.43m
18in 0.46m
19in 0.48m
Inches Meters
20in 0.51m
21in 0.53m
22in 0.56m
23in 0.58m
24in 0.61m
25in 0.63m
26in 0.66m
27in 0.69m
28in 0.71m
29in 0.74m
30in 0.76m
31in 0.79m
32in 0.81m
33in 0.84m
34in 0.86m
35in 0.89m
36in 0.91m
37in 0.94m
38in 0.97m
39in 0.99m
Inches Meters
40in 1.02m
41in 1.04m
42in 1.07m
43in 1.09m
44in 1.12m
45in 1.14m
46in 1.17m
47in 1.19m
48in 1.22m
49in 1.24m
50in 1.27m
51in 1.30m
52in 1.32m
53in 1.35m
54in 1.37m
55in 1.40m
56in 1.42m
57in 1.45m
58in 1.47m
59in 1.50m
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Inches

Use of the inch can be traced back as far as the 7th century. The first explicit definition we could find of its length was after 1066 when it was defined as the length of three barleycorns. This was not a satisfactory reference as barleycorn lengths vary naturally. The British Standards Institute defined the inch as 25.4mm in 1930 in the document "Metric Units in Engineering: Going SI". In March 1932 the American Standards Association were asked to rule on whether to adopt the same value (at the time the American inch was 1/.03937 mm which approximated to 25.400051 mm). Because the values were so close, and because Britain has already settled on that value, the ASA adopted this value on March 13, 1933.

m =
in
 
______
 
 
39.370

Meters

The metre is a unit of length in the metric system, and is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).

As the base unit of length in the SI and other m.k.s. systems (based around metres, kilograms and seconds) the metre is used to help derive other units of measurement such as the newton, for force.

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