Metric Conversion Charts 

Symbol  When you Know  Multiply by  To Find  Symbol 

LENGTH  
in
ft yd mi 
inches
feet yards miles 
2.5
30.0 0.9 1.6 
centimeters
centimeters meters kilometers 
cm
cm m km 
AREA  
in^{2}
ft^{2} yd^{2} mi^{2} 
square inches
square feet square yards square miles acres 
6.5
0.09 0.8 2.6 0.4 
square centimeters
square centimeters square meters square kilometers hectares 
cm^{2}
cm^{2} m^{2} km^{2} ha 
MASS  
oz
lb 
ounces
pounds short tons (2000 lb) 
28
0.45 0.9 
grams
kilograms metric ton 
g
kg t 
VOLUME  
tsp
Tbsp in^{3} fl oz c pt qt gal ft^{3} yd^{3} 
teaspoons
tablespoons cubic inches fluid ounces cups pints quarts gallons cubic feet cubic yards 
5
15 16 30 0.24 0.47 0.95 3.8 0.003 0.76 
milliliters
milliliters milliliters milliliters liters liters liters liters cubic meters cubic meters 
mL
mL mL mL L L L L m^{3} m^{3} 
TEMPERATURE (exact)  
F  Farenheit Degrees  subtract 32,
multiply by 5/9 
Celsius Degrees  C 
Approximate Conversions from Metric Measures
Symbol  When you Know  Multiply by  To Find  Symbol 

LENGTH  
mm
cm m m km 
millimeters
centimeters meters meters kilometers 
0.004
0.4 3.3 1.1 0.6 
inches
inches feet yards miles 
in
in ft yd mi 
AREA  
cm^{2}
m^{2} km^{2} ha 
square
centimeters
square meters square kilometers hectares (10,000 m^{2}) 
0.16
1.2 0.4 2.5 
square
inches
square yards square miles acres 
in^{2}
yd^{2} mi^{2} 
MASS  
g
kg t 
grams
kilograms metric ton (1,000 kg) 
0.035
2.2 1.1 
ounces
pounds short tons 
oz
lb 
VOLUME  
mL
mL L L L m^{3} m^{3} 
milliliters
milliliters liters liters liters cubic meters cubic meters 
0.03
0.06 2.1 1.06 0.26 35.0 1.3 
fluid
ounces
cubic inches pints quarts qallons cubic feet cubic yards 
fl
oz
in^{3} pt qt gal ft^{3} yd^{3} 
TEMPERATURE (exact)  
C  Celsius Degrees  multiply by 5/9, add 32  Farenheit Degrees  F 
Approximate Liquid and Dry Measure Equivalencies
Customary  Metric 

1/4 teaspoon  1.25 milliliters 
1/2 teaspoon  2.5 milliliters 
1 teaspoon  5 milliliters 
1 tablespoon  15 milliliters 
1 fluid ounce  30 milliliters 
1/4 cup  60 milliliters 
1/3 cup  80 milliliters 
1/2 cup  120 milliliters 
1 cup  240 milliliters 
1 pint (2 cups)  480 milliliters 
1 quart (4 cups, 32 ounces)  960 milliliters (0.96 liters) 
1 gallon (4 quarts)  3.84 liters 
1 ounce (by weight)  28 grams 
1/4 pound (4 ounces)  114 grams 
1 pound (16 ounces)  454 grams 
2.2 pounds  1 Kilogram (1,000 grams) 
Description  Farenheit  Celsius 

Cool  200  90 
Very Slow  250  120 
Slow  300325  150160 
Moderately Slow  325350  160180 
Moderate  350375  180190 
Moderately Hot  375400  190200 
Hot  400450  200230 
Very Hot  450500  230260 
