# How to Convert Metric to Imperial

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

### Follow these steps:

- 1. Find the right conversion number (see Metric - Imperial Conversion Charts)
- 2. Multiply
- 3. You may need to neaten up the answer by expressing it in larger or smaller imperial measures

Some examples will help:

### Example: What is 2,000 meters in Imperial?

1. In the chart it shows that 1 m = 1.0936 yd (yards)

2. Multiply 2,000 x 1.0936 = 2187 yd

3. Thats a lot of yards, but we know that 1760 yards is 1 mile, so we could also call it **1.24 miles**, or even **1 mile and 427 yard**

### Example: What is 50 cubic meters (m^{3}) in Imperial?

1. In the chart it shows that 1 m^{3} = 1.3080 yd^{3} (cubic yards)

2. Multiply 50 x 1.3080 = **65.4 yd ^{3}**

3. Looks Good !