Category:Definitions/Metre

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The metre is the SI base unit of length.

It is defined as the distance travelled by light in vacuum in $\dfrac 1 {299 \ 792 \ 458}$ of a second.

\(\ds \) \(\) \(\ds 1\) metre
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 100\) centimetres
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 1000\) millimetres
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 10 \, 000\) microns
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 39.3708\) inches
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 3.28\) feet
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 1.09\) yards