Approximate Length Conversions

There are a number of approximate conversions between metric and US length units. These include:

  • A meter is about the same length as a yard
  • A meter is about three feet long
  • A decimeter is about four inches long
  • An inch is about 25 millimeters
  • A foot contains about 30 centimeters
  • A foot contains about 3 decimeters

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