help with centimeters

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help with centimeters

Postby mcb555 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 11:52 am

Help.. i need to convert 8 2/3 inches to centimeters... this is the inch conversion for a size 4 shoe for girls. i need to see how many centimeters it is and do not know how to read the 2/3" part.. sorry this might be easy for some but i'm at a loss

Postby Dirtman » Thu Aug 31, 2006 9:58 am


We're all at a loss for something as no one knows it all.

You have 8-2/3 inches. Separately convert the fraction (2/3) into it's decimal equivilent and add it to the 8.

2 divided by 3 = 0.6667, so you have 8.6667 inches. There are 2.54 centimeters in one inch, so 8.6667 x 2.54 = 22.01 centimeters.

For conversions with this and other lengths, see:

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