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UNIT CONVERTION TABLES

UNIT ABBREVIATIONS                          LENGTH                                    LENGTH
cm - centimetre                   Metric
cm² - square centimetre                               Imperial                Imperial                   Metric
cm³ - cubic centimetre                     10 mm    0.03937 in                                       2.54 cm
cwt - hundredweight        1 mm           100 cm     0.3937 in       1 in                            0.3048 m
dm³ - cubic decimetre      1 cm           1000 m     1.0936 yd                                       0.9144 m
fl oz - fluid ounce        1m                       0.6214 mile      1 ft 12 in                      1.6093 km
ft - foot                  1 km                                                                      1.853 km
ft² - square foot                                                    1 yd 3 ft
ft³ - cubic foot
gal - gallon                                                         1 mile             1760 yd
gal - gram
ha - hectare                                                         1 int nautical mile 2025.4 yd
hl - hectolitre
in - inch                  1 cm²              AREA     Imperial      1 in²              AREA            Metric
in² - square inch          1 m²   Metric             0.1550 in²      1 ft²    Imperial               6.4516 cm²
in³ - cubic inch           1 ha                      1.1960 yd²      1 yd²                           0.0929 m²
kg - kilogram              1 km²         100 mm²    2.4711 acres     1 acre                144 in²   0.8361 m²
km - kilometre                          10,000 cm²  0.3861 mile²     1 mile²                 9 ft²   4046.9 m²
km² - square kilometre                  10,000 m²
l - litre                                                                                 4840 yd²    2.59 km²
lb - pound                                 100 ha                                        640 acres
m - metre
m² - square metre                         VOLUME                                      VOLUME
m³ - cubic metre                                                              Imperial
mg - milligram                    Metric            Imperial                                            Metric
mile² - square mile                                                                       1,728 in³  16.387 cm³
ml - millilitre            1 cm³                    0.0610 in³       1 in³                           0.0283 m³
mm - millimetre            1 dm³                                     1 ft³                 20 fl oz  28.413 ml
mm² - square millimetre    1 m³   1,000 cm³ 0.0353 ft³               1 fl oz                 8 pt
oz - ounce                 1l                                        1 pt                              0.5683 l
pt - pint                  1 hl   1,000 dm³ 1.3080 yd³               1 gal                             4.5461 l
t - tonne
yd - yard                                 1 dm³ 1.7598 pt                                               Metric
yd² - square yard                                                                                    29.574 ml
yd³ - cubic yard                          100 l 21.997 gal                                             0.4732 l
                                                                                                       3.7854 l
                                                                                      VOLUME

                                                                     USA Measure
                                                                     1 fl oz
                                                                     1 pt
                                                                     1 gal

                                            WEIGHT                                    WEIGHT
                                  Metric
                                                         Imperial             Imperial                 Metric
                                       1,000 mg       0.0154 grain                                    28.35 g
                           1 mg        1,000 g                       1 oz 437.5 grain                0.4536 kg
                           1g          1,000 kg        0.0353 oz                                     6.3503 kg
                           1 kg                         2.2046 lb    1 lb 16 oz                      50.802 kg
                           1t                       0.9842 long ton                                   0.9072 t
                                                                     1 stone            14 lb          1.016 t

                                                                     1 cwt              112 lb

                                                                     1 short ton (US) 17.857 cwt

                                                                     1 long ton (UK)    20 cwt

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