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What is a Converter?

The conversion tool converts the metric quantity of one unit to another without changing the equivalent amount. This process of converting one unit to another is called unit conversion.

The metric system is the globally accepted measurement system. In this metric system, units are assigned to different measurable properties. A unit is a predefined reference for measurement comparisons; for example- A unit of length can be measured in Millimeters(mm), Decimeters (dm), Centimeters (cm), Meters (m), and Kilometers(km).

Why do we use a Converter?

In mathematics, chemistry or physics, we require a conversion factor that converts one unit of measurement to another. Various units of conversion are used to measure various parameters.

For example, we can calculate weight in kilograms, pounds or tons as per our requirement. This user-friendly conversion tool helps us to perform calculations faster, and it displays the result in a fraction of a second.

Here, we can understand the unit conversions with the help of a unit conversion table.

Unit Conversion Table

Volume Unit Conversion
1 milliliter 0.001 liter
1 centiliter 0.01 liter
1 deciliter 0.1 liter
1 decaliter 10 liters
1 hectoliter 100 liters
1 kiloliter 1000 liters
1 cubic inch 1.639 × 10-2 liters
1 gallon 3.785 liters
1 cubic foot 28.316 liters
Length Unit Conversion
1 millimeter 0.001 meter
1 centimeter 0.01 meter
1 decimeter 0.1 meter
1 decameter 10 meters
1 hectometer 100 meters
1 kilometer 1000 meters
1 inch 2.54 × 10-2 meters
1 foot 0.3048 meters
1 angstrom 1 x 10-10 meters
1 fermi 1 x 10-15 meters
1 light year 0.946 × 1016 meters
1 mile 1.609344 kms
Mass Conversion
1 milligram 0.001 gram
1 centigram 0.01 gram
1 decigram 0.1 gram
1 decagram 10 gram
1 hectogram 100 gram
1 kilogram 1000 gram
1 stone 6350.29 gram
1 pound 453.592 gram
1 ounce 28.3495 gram
Time Unit Conversion
1 minute 60 seconds
1 hour 60 minutes / 3600 seconds
1 day 24 hours
1 week 7 days
1 year 365 days
Energy Unit Conversion
1 BTU (British thermal unit) 1055 Joule
1 erg 1×10-7 Joule
1 foot-pound 1.356 Joule
1 calorie 4.186 Joule
1 kilowatt-hour 3.6×106 Joule
1 electron volt 1.602×10-19 Joule
1 liter atmosphere 101.13 Joule
Area Unit Conversion
1 sq. inch 6.4516 x 10-4 square meter
1 sq. foot 9.2903 x 10-2 square meter
1 acre 4.0468 x 103 square meter
1 hectare 1 x 104 square meter
1 sq. mile 2.5888 x 106 square meter
1 barn 1 x 10-28 square meter
Power Unit Conversion
1 erg/sec 1 x 10-5 watt
1 BTU/hr 0.2930 watt
1 foot-pound/sec 1.356 watt
1 horsepower 745.7 watt
1 calorie/sec 4.186 watt
Force Unit Conversion
1 dyne 1 x 10-5 Newton
1 pound 4.448 Newton
Density Unit Conversion
1 slug/ cubic ft 515.4 kilogram/ cubic meter
1 pound/ cubic in 2.768 x 104 kilogram/ cubic meter
Viscosity Unit Conversion
1 poise 0.1 kg/m.s
1 slug/ft 4.79 x 101 kg/m.s

Benefits of Converters for Students

  1. The converter contributes to accuracy and avoids confusion in measurement.
  2. The converter helps to measure the physical properties of any object accurately.
  3. It helps to make calculations easier to perform and understand using a metric measurement system.

List of Converters

Number to Word Converter Inches to CM
Temperature Length
Weight Converter Meters to Feet
Feet to CM Converter

FAQs

In the metric system, the SI unit of length is a meter. It is denoted by “m”.

The SI unit of weight can be measured in kg-m/s2 (kilograms times meters per second squared). It is equal to a Newton, denoted as N.

Here, 1 kilogram = 1000 grams
Therefore, 6.35 = 6.35 x 1000 = 6350
So, there are 6350 grams in 6.35 kilograms.

The unit of area is the square meter or meter square. It is denoted by (m2).

The SI unit of force is Newton, denoted by N. Additionally, the relevant base unit for force are the unit of length (m) and the unit of mass (kg).