A micron is a unit of length that is one millionth of a meter or 10-6 m. One micron is 1/26,000 of a inch. The micron is also known as a micrometer (American), micrometre (International Bureau of Weights and Measures), or by its abbreviation μm. Usually, the plural form of a […]

# Measurement

Miles and kilometers ( km ) are both units of length usually used to measure out large traveling distances. The km is an SI unit defined as 1000 meters. A mile is an English unit set to be equal to 5280 feet. The conversion factor between miles and meters was […]

## Convert Miles to Km Example Problem

Inches and centimeters both units of length. The inch ( in ) is a British imperial unit defined as 1⁄12th of a foot. The centimeter ( cm ) is 1⁄100th of the standard meter. They can be converted using a conversion factor of 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters. These two worked […]

## Convert In to Cm (Inches to Centimeters) Example Problem

Unit conversion problems constitute the first week of nearly every science course. Measurement is a basic skill in science, but not all measurement methods are the same. People measure the same thing in different ways and use different units. To communicate between scientists, there has to be a method of […]

## Unit Conversion Example Problems

Cubic inches ( in3 ) and liters ( L ) are both units of volume. Cubic inches is an imperial unit still used in engineering and a liter is a metric unit adopted into the international SI units. These two example problems show how to convert in3 to L and […]

## Convert in3 to L – Cubic Inches to Liters Example ...

Pounds ( Lbs ) and Kilograms ( Kg ) are two units used to measure weight. Technically, kilograms are a unit of mass and pounds are a unit of force, but both have been used to measure the weights of things. These example problems show how to convert lbs to […]