How to Convert Imperial to Metric

Conversion is simply a matter of multiplying by the right number.

Follow these steps:

Some examples will help:

Example 1

What is 2,000 yards in Metric?

1. In the chart it shows that 1 yd = 0.9144 m (meters)
2. Multiply 2,000 x 0.9144 = 1,829 m
3. 1,829 m would be better expressed as 1.829 km (kilometers)

Example 2

What is 50 cubic foot in Metric?

1. In the chart it shows that 1 cu foot = 0.0283 m3 (cubic meters)
2. Multiply 50 x 0.0283 = 1.415 m3
3. Looks Good !