One inch equals 25.4 millimeters, to convert 0.5 inches to mm we have to multiply the amount of inches by 25.4 to obtain the width, height or length in millimeters. 0.5 inches are equal to 0.5 x 25.4 = 12.7 millimeters.
An inch (symbol: in) is a unit of length. It is defined as 1⁄12 of a foot, also is 1⁄36 of a yard. Though traditional standards for the exact length of an inch have varied, it is equal to exactly 25.4 mm. The inch is a popularly used customary unit of length in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
The millimeter (symbol: mm) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to 1/1000 meter (or 1E-3 meter), which is also an engineering standard unit. 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
To calculate a inch value to the corresponding value in millimeters, just multiply the quantity in inches by 25.4 (the conversion factor).
millimeters = inches * 25.4
The factor 25.4 is the result from the division 1 / 0.0393701 (millimeter definition). Therefore, another way would be:
millimeters = inches / 0.0393701
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