To convert kilometers to miles, multiply the given number of kilometers by 0.62 miles. Converting directly from 1 kilometer to 1 mile is impossible due to this ratio, but solving for how many miles are in a kilometer is fairly simple when applying basic conversion concepts.
Continue ReadingAlmost all conversion problems can be solved in the same basic way. Simply multiply the given unit, in this case kilometers, by the conversion factor written as a fraction. The problem will look like this: 1 km x 0.62 mi/1 km. Next, simply cancel out the kilometers and multiply one by 0.62 miles to find the answer.
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