Inches to meters (m) conversion factor is 0.0254. To find out how many meters in inches, multiply the inch value by 0.0254 or use the converter. If scroll down, you may also create and print your own custom conversion table create your table.
1 Inch = 0.0254 Meter
There are 0.0254 meters in an inch. It is because there are 12 inches in one foot and by definition one foot is 30.48 cm, that makes 30.48 cm / 12 in = 2.54 cm in 1 inch. There are 100 cm in one meter, then if you divide it by 100, that makes 2.54 / 100 = 0.0254 meters in an inch.
For example, to calculate how many meters there are in 100 inches, multiply the inch value by the conversion factor, 100 in * 0.0254 m = 2.54 meters in 100 inches.
Inch is a unit of length in different types of systems such as imperial and US customary system. The abbreviation is "in" and also the symbol is a double prime (").
Meter is a metric system base length unit and defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second.
The abbreviation is "m".