# Millimeter to Inches Calculator

Being a **mathematics** student, you must be **aware** of multiple **units** for measuring **lengths**. Length is **one **of those **measurements** that has more than **10 **different units **for** its calculation including **millimeters** and **inches**. All those units can be **interconverted** using a specific relationship.

Here, you will be able to **learn **about **millimeters **to inches **conversion** on this page. This **millimeter to inches calculator** can also assist you in this conversion. Using this maths calculator, you can convert a **length** given in millimeters to inches within a few **seconds**. Let us show you how this conversion can be **done **manually or using this online **calculator**.

**Table of Contents**

## What is Millimeter?

A **millimeter** is a specific unit of **length** used to measure **small-sized** lengths. It is **particularly** used to measure the size of small **cubes**, geometrical **figures**, and other **objects** of such **small** sizes.

This particular length-**measuring** unit is based on the **SI **unit of length i.e. **meter.** We can also write the millimeter **definition **in **terms **of this base unit. The millimeter is the **1000th** part of **1 **meter which means **1** meter is **equal **to 1000 **millimeters**. This unit is represented by writing “**mm**” just beside the number **showing** the measurement.

### What are Inches?

**Another **unit for measuring **lengths** of moderate sizes is an **inch**. This length-measuring unit doesn’t belong to the SI **system** of international. It is part of **US** customary units that are widely **used **in the **Western **part of the world.

Inches are used for **measuring** the lengths of **moderate-sized** objects. It is based on another **Us** customary unit that we **call** foot. The word **inch** has been **derived** from the Latin word “**Uncia**” which means the **12th part** of the whole size. An **inch** is the 12th part of a foot due to which it is given this **name**. A measurement is shown in this unit by putting “**in**” beside the number **showing** the measurement.

### What is the formula to convert millimeters to inches?

There is no **formula **to convert **millimeters** to **inches**. But we can **memorize** the relationship between these units to **understand** the conversion. Here is the **relationship **showing the connection between **these** units.

1 millimeter = 0.039 inches

Or

1 inch = 25.4 millimeters

It means that an inch is a bigger unit than a millimeter and 1 inch is equal to around 25.4 millimeters. You can easily convert a measurement given in millimeters to inches using this relationship.

### How to convert millimeters to inches?

For your better **understanding,** we have solved an **example** here explaining how to **convert **millimeters to **inches**.

**Example 1:**

Convert 2784 millimeters to inches.

**Solution:**

As we know,

1 mm = 0.039 in

So,

2784 mm = 2784 x 0.039 in

= 109.61 in

### Millimeter-to-Inch Conversion Table

Millimeters (mm) |
Inches (in) |

1 | 0.039 |

5 | 0.197 |

10 | 0.394 |

20 | 0.787 |

50 | 1.969 |

100 | 3.937 |

200 | 7.874 |

500 | 19.69 |

1000 | 39.37 |

### How to use the millimeter to inches calculator?

Calculator’s Bag has designed this online calculator finely with a simple interface. You can use it by following this single step.

- Input the measurement given in millimeters in the first input box
- This calculator will automatically convert and show that measurement in inches

### FAQ | Millimeter to Inches Calculator

**What size is 1 mm in inches?**

As millimeter is a smaller unit than inches, that’s why, 1 mm is equal to 0.039 in.

**How do you convert millimeters to inches?**

To convert a measurement from millimeters to inches, we need to multiply the measurement by 0.039.

**Is 20 mm the same as 1 inch? **

No, 1 inch is equal to 25.4 mm.

**What size is 8mm in inches? **

When 8 mm is converted into inches, it comes out to be 0.315 inches.

**How many millimeters to the inches? **

When these units are interconverted, the following relationships are made between millimeters and inches.

1 millimeter = 0.039 inches

Or

1 inch = 25.4 millimeters