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How many inches in 1 meter? The answer is 39.370078740157.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 39.370078740157 inches, or 1 meter.
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Quick conversion chart of inches to meter

1 inches to meter = 0.0254 meter

10 inches to meter = 0.254 meter

20 inches to meter = 0.508 meter

30 inches to meter = 0.762 meter

40 inches to meter = 1.016 meter

50 inches to meter = 1.27 meter

100 inches to meter = 2.54 meter

200 inches to meter = 5.08 meter



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Definition: Inch

An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the 1960s and 1970s, respectively. The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres. The international inch is defined to be equal to 25.4 millimeters.


Definition: Meter

The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of "length", in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. The internationally-accepted spelling of the unit in English is "metre", although the American English spelling meter is a common variant. However, both American and non-American forms of English agree that the spelling "meter" should be used as a suffix in the names of measuring devices such as chronometers and micrometers.


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