The chains to inches converter is a simple tool to convert length from chain to inch. It works by taking the input value in chains and applying the conversion factor of 792 inches per chain. The converter calculates the equivalent length in inches and displays the result.
Below, you will find information on how many inches in a chain and how to easily convert chains to inches and vice versa.
How many inches are in a chain?
1 Chain (ch) is equal to 792 inches (in). To convert chains to inches, multiply the chain value by 792.
For example, to convert 2 chains to inches, you can use the following formula:
inch = chain * 792
multiply 2 by 792:
inch = 2 * 792 = 1584 in
Therefore, 2 chains equal to 1584 inches.
Using the simple formula below, you can easily convert chains to inches.
chains to inches conversion formula:
inch = chain * 792
How to convert inches to chains?
1 Inch (in) is equal to 0.00126262626 chain (ch). To convert inches to chains, multiply the inch value by 0.00126262626 or divide by 792.
For example, to convert 100 inches to chains, you can use the following formula:
chain = inch / 792
divide 100 by 792:
chain = 100 / 792 ≈ 0.126263 ch
Therefore, 100 inches equal to 0.126263 chains.
Using the simple formula below, you can easily convert inches to chains.
inches to chains conversion formula:
chain = inch * 0.00126262626
chain = inch / 792
What is a Chain?
Chains were historically used in land surveying and mapping, especially in the United States and some other countries. The chain was a convenient unit for measuring distances in fields, land plots, and other large areas. It was often used in conjunction with a surveyor's compass or transit to map out land boundaries and topography. The symbol is "ch".
1 chain = 792 inches = 66 feet = 22 yards = 4 rods = 100 links.
What is an Inch?
Inch is an imperial and United States Customary systems length unit. 1 Inch = 0.00126262626 Chain. The symbol is "in".
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Below, you have the option to create your own customized chains to inches conversion table to meet your specific needs. This feature allows you to set the starting value, choose the increments between each entry, and select the desired level of accuracy. By tailoring the chains to inches table according to your preferences, you can generate precise and personalized conversion results.