Making conversions between the English system of measurement and the Metric system is no sweat. All you need to know is the conversion factor, and you are all set.

Have you ever wondered how to convert something measured in millimeters to inches or vice versa? You can learn several ways to make this conversion, as well as the difference betwe...

Measuring units of length can be tricky when you have to deal with two totally different systems of measurement. Converting from the Metric system (meters, centimeters, kilometers,...

How big is 3 centimeters? To visualize 3 centimeters (cm), or how big 3cm is, think about the end of your thumb. On average, the distance between the first joint in the tip is 1 in...

Five feet, 9 inches. or 5'9, is equivalent to 69 inches. Since 1 foot unit has exactly 12 inches, 5 feet equals 60 inches. Add 9 inches to 60, and you'll have 69 inches in total. H...

This example problem demonstrates how to convert cubic inches to cubic centimeters. CC is a metric unit of volume, while cubic inches is American. Cubic inches (in3) and cubic cent...

See how to convert feet to inches (and the other way) by following this simple example conversion problem. Jack Hollingsworth / Getty Images Feet (ft) and inches (in) are two units...

The formula to convert inches to feet is (inches) / 12 = (feet). For instance, to convert 6 inches to a measurement in feet, the formula would be 6 / 12 = The formula to convert in...

A centimeter is 10 millimeters, or approximately the width of a fingernail. Another way to imagine the size of a centimeter is in relation to inches. One c A centimeter is 10 milli...

Discover how many millimeters are in a centimeter and how to express millimeters as centimeters with this example problem Larry Washburn/Getty Images This example problem demonstra...

Cubic centimeters cannot be converted to horsepower because they are two different units of measurement. Cubic centimeters is the standard unit of volume u Cubic centimeters cannot...