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Metric Conversion Calculator

# Metric Conversion Calculator

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Metric System is the system for measurement of units introduced by France, and later has been revised over the years and is now officially known as the ‘International System of Units’ abbreviated as the ‘SI units’. It is the official system used for measurement in most of the countries in the world. Metric Conversion calculator is the online tool which can easily convert the measurement units in metric system.

Example 1: Convert 1.5 inches to centimeters.

The standard unit of conversion is given as: 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters.

Given to convert 1.5 inches to centimeter ==> (1.5 inches) * (2.54 centimeters)/ (1 inch)

This gives 3.81 centimeters!

Therefore 1.5 inches is equal to 3.81 centimeters.

Example 2: 1 day consists of how many seconds?

To find the number of seconds present in a single day, first let’s translate a day in terms of hours.

We know that 1 day = 24 hours.

and1 hour = 60 minutes.

This implies: 1 day = 24 hours * (60 minutes)/ (1 hour) = 1440 minutes.

Now, we also know that 1 minute = 60 seconds.

This implies: 1440 minutes * (60 seconds)/ (1 minute) = 86400 seconds.

Hence we get that 1 day is equivalent to 86,400 seconds!