How to Convert Metric to Imperial
Conversion is simply a matter of multiplying by
the right number.
Follow these steps:
1. Find the right conversion number (see Metric
 Imperial Conversion Charts)
2. Multiply.
3. You may need to neaten up the answer by expressing it in larger
or smaller imperial measures
Example 1
What is 2,000 meters in Imperial?
1. In the chart
it shows that 1 m = 1.0936 yd (yards)
2. Multiply 2,000 x 1.0936 = 2187 yd
3. Thats a lot of yards, but we know that 1760 yards is 1 mile,
so we could also call it 1.24 miles, or even 1 mile and
427 yard
Example 2
What is 50 cubic meters (m^{3}) in Imperial?
1. In the chart
it shows that 1 m^{3} = 1.3080 yd^{3} (cubic yards)
2. Multiply 50 x 1.3080 = 65.4 yd^{3}
3. Looks Good !
