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Metric system

English system

2.54 centimeters 1 inch
30.48 centimeters 1 foot
1.609 kilometers 1 mile

Metric/English system equivalents


1 inch vs. 1 centimeter

Metric system equivalents

1 meter 100 centimeters
1 centimeter 10 millimeters
1 kilometer 1000 meters

 

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