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Weights and Measures

Distance

  Inches Feet Yards Miles
1 millimeter 0.04 inches      
1 centimeter 0.39 inches      
2.54 centimeters 1 inch      
30.58 centimeters 12 inches 1 foot    
1 meter 39.4 inches 3.28 feet 1.09 yards  
91.44 centimeters 36 inches 3 feet 1 yard  
1 kilometer   3274 feet 1091 yards 0.62 miles
1.6 kilometers   5280 feet 1760 yards 1 mile

Weight

  Ounces Pounds Tons
1 gram 0.03527 ounces    
28.35 grams 1 ounce 0.0625 pound  
0.4536 kilograms 16 ounces 1 pound  
1 kilogram 35.2 ounces 2.2 pounds  
907.2 kilograms   2,000 pounds 1 ton
1 metric ton   2,200 pounds 1.1 ton

Temperature

Celsius Fahrenheit
-20 -4
-10 14
0 32
10 50
20 68
30 86
38 100

Body Temperature

  Celsius Fahrenheit
Low Fever 37.8-38.3 100-101
High Fever 38.9-40.6 102-104

Clothing Size Conversions

Clothing Sizes: Women

Dresses, suits and coats

Continent 36 38 40 42 44 46
U.K. 30 32 34 36 38 40
U.S. 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14 15-16 18

Shirts and sweaters

Continent 40 42 44 46 48 50 52
U.K. 34 36 38 40 42 44 46
U.S. 32 (S) 34 (M) 36 (M) 38 (L) 40 (L) 42 (XL) 44 (XL)

For some Asian countries

Asian Countries 44 55 66 77
U.S. 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8

Shoes

Continent 36 37 38 39 40
Asian Countries 230-235 240-245 250-255 260  
U.S. 5 6 7 8 9

Clothing Sizes: Men

Suits, sweaters and overcoats

Continent 44 46 48 50 52 54 56
U.K./U.S. 34 36 38 40 42 44 46

Dress shirts

Continent 36 37 38 39 41 42 43
U.K./U.S. 14 14 1/2 15 15 1/2 16 16 1/2 17

Shoes

Continent 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
U.K. 6 1/2 7 7 1/2 8 8 1/2 9 9 1/2 10
U.S. 7 7 1/2 8 8 1/2 9 9 1/2 10 10 1/2

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