wikiHow:Measurement Conversion Project

Welcome to the Measurement Conversion Project!

EditOur Mission

Our goal is to offer both the Imperial and Metric systems of measurement within all wikiHow articles.

This conversion will ensure easy readability and better utilization for everyone throughout the world.

EditHow to Help

  • To join, just add your name below.
  • Add {{User MCP}} to your User page:

This author is a member of the Measurement Conversion Project!

  • Add {{MCP Recruit}} to an editor's Talk page to invite others.
  • Read how to Convert-Between-Fahrenheit-and-Celsius, Convert-Metric-Lengths-to-Imperial and Convert-Metric-Weight-to-Pounds.
  • To nominate an article, add {{conversion}} to its Discussion page.
  • Use proper format. If an article uses American English, place Imperial measurements first and Metric measurements in parentheses. Example: One pound of flour (454 grams). And vice versa.

EditConversion Basics

  • 39.4 in. = 1m
  • 1 yd. = 0.9m
  • 1 in. = 2.54cm
  • 1 ft. = 30.5cm
  • 1 mi. = 1.6km
  • 1 oz. = 28g
  • 1 lb. = 454g
  • 1 lb. = 0.45kg
  • 1 pt. = 0.5L
  • 1 qt. = 1L
  • 1 gal. = 3.79L

These measurements are approximate. For greater accuracy, use a tool such as the Google calculator. Example: Search "20 pounds to kilograms".


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