Convert Inch to Mile
Please provide values below to convert inch [in] to mile [mi, mi(Int)], or vice versa.
Definition: An inch (symbol: in) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. An inch was defined to be equivalent to exactly 25.4 millimeters in 1959. There are 12 inches in a foot and 36 inches in a yard.
History/origin: The term "inch" was derived from the Latin unit "uncia" which equated to "one-twelfth" of a Roman foot.
There have been a number of different standards for the inch in the past, with the current definition being based on the international yard. One of the earliest definitions of the inch was based on barleycorns, where an inch was equal to the length of three grains of dry, round barley placed end-to-end. Another version of the inch is also believed to have been derived from the width of a human thumb, where the length was obtained from averaging the width of three thumbs: a small, a medium, and a large one.
Current use: The inch is mostly used in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It is also sometimes used in Japan (as well as other countries) in relation to electronic parts, like the size of display screens.
Definition: A mile (symbol: mi or m) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is currently defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or exactly 1,609.344 meters.
History/origin: The mile is an English unit (predecessor of Imperial units and United States Customary Units) of length. The use of the abbreviation "m" for mile was common before the widespread adoption of the metric system; after the adoption of the metric system, "mi" became the preferred abbreviation in order to avoid confusion between miles and meters. The definition of a mile as 5,280 feet (or 8 furlongs), sometimes referred to as the statute mile, international mile, or land mile, which differs from the Roman mile of 5,000 feet, developed due to the importance of the furlong in England, back in 1593. There also exist a number of units based on, or closely related to, the Roman mile, including the nautical mile (1.852 km exactly), Italian mile (~1.852 km), and the Chinese mile (500m exactly).
Current use: Although most countries have adopted the metric system and use kilometers, rather than miles, to express land distance, the mile is still prevalently used in countries such as the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Myanmar, and Liberia, as well as some other countries which are either US or UK territories, or have historical ties with either country.
Inch to Mile Conversion Table
|Inch [in]||Mile [mi, Mi(Int)]|
|0.01 in||1.5782828282828E-7 mi, mi(Int)|
|0.1 in||1.5782828282828E-6 mi, mi(Int)|
|1 in||1.57828E-5 mi, mi(Int)|
|2 in||3.15657E-5 mi, mi(Int)|
|3 in||4.73485E-5 mi, mi(Int)|
|5 in||7.89141E-5 mi, mi(Int)|
|10 in||0.0001578283 mi, mi(Int)|
|20 in||0.0003156566 mi, mi(Int)|
|50 in||0.0007891414 mi, mi(Int)|
|100 in||0.0015782828 mi, mi(Int)|
|1000 in||0.0157828283 mi, mi(Int)|
How to Convert Inch to Mile
1 in = 1.57828E-5 mi, mi(Int)
1 mi, mi(Int) = 63360 in
Example: convert 15 in to mi, mi(Int):
15 in = 15 × 1.57828E-5 mi, mi(Int) = 0.0002367424 mi, mi(Int)