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#### Knowing how to work out metric to imperial calculations will make your life easier when carrying out a DIY handyman job, particularly as such measurements always seem to be needed at the most stressful times!

 Calculate volume, area and convert measurements from imperial to metric, or metric to imperial by using the simple charts below. Make sure your calculator is at hand; you'll be needing it! ### Length - how to convert metric to imperial and vv

 From To Multiply by centimetres (cm) inches (in) 0.3937 feet (ft) metres (m) 0.3048 inches (in) metres (m) 0.0254 inches (in) centimetres (cm) 2.54< metres (m) yards (yd) 1.0936 metres (m) feet (ft) 3.2808 metres (m) inches (in) 39.37 yards (yd) metres (m) 0.9144

### Area - metric and imperial comparisons and vv

 From To Multiply by square centimetres (cm2) square inches (in2) 0.155 square feet (ft2) square metres (m2) 0.0929 square inches (in2) square metres (m2) 0.00064516 square inches (in2) square millimetres (mm2) 645.16 square inches (in2) square centimetres (cm2) 6.4516 square metres (m2) square yards (yd2) 1.196 square metres (m2) square feet (ft2) 10.76 square metres (m2) square inches (in2) 1550

### Temperature ' how to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit

 From To Multiply by Celsius Fahrenheit 9/5 x C + 32

### Power - how to convert Watts to Horsepower and vv

 From To Multiply by horsepower (hp) Watts (W) 745.7 Watts (W) horsepower (hp) 0.001341

### Pressure - how to convert pounds per inch to kilopascals and vv

 From To Multiply by pounds-force per square inch (lbf/in2) kilopascals (kPa) 6.8947573 kilopascals (kPa) pounds-force per square inch (lbf/in2) 0.14503774

### Weight - how to kilos to stones, pounds and ounces

 From To Multiply by kilograms (kg) stones (st) 0.1575 kilograms (kg) pounds (lb) 2.2046 kilograms (kg) ounces (oz) 35.274

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