Millimeter and Inch both are measuring units. For precision measurement we use millimeter. Even more, we use an inch for large measurements. **Convert mm to inches** with our converter.

**Formula:**1 millimeter = 0.03937007874 inches

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## Mm to Inches – millimeters to Inches Conversion Calculator

Units like mm and inch are using to measure the distance between two points. Whether they are close or far. However, for ease representation. The millimeter is using for small distance measurement. As it is a very small unit. Like the width of a page. Similarly, an inch can be used to measure a long distance. Like the height of a person. Instruments like scale are using for measurement. Common scales available in the market have markings in millimeters, centimeters, and inches. The millimeter is the smallest measuring unit which can be easily seen. Depending upon your requirement you can convert millimeters to inches.

Measurement is the process in which distance between different points is determined. The distance is presented using units like mm, cm, inch, etc. There are more units. Some units like nanometer, picometer, angstrom, etc are very small. They are using to measure microscopic things. Units like kilometer, light years, etc are very large. Used to measure long distances. For example, calculating the distance between planets. Here we are discussing mm and inch. Using our tool, you can change mm to inches.

#### Why we use a measurement system?

As told earlier, measurement gives the distance between different points. Furthermore, there are various uses of measurement systems. Here are some of them:

- Consider you are going from A to B. Units like kilometer and meter are using to know the distance between them.
- For perfect fitting apparel. It is important to get accurate measurements of your body.
- Measurement plays an important role in construction. A small error can lead to hazardous consequences.

### Millimeter vs Inch Measurement System

As told earlier, both mm and inch are measuring units. Also, both have their importance. They both are using for measuring to an extent. With our tool, you can easily turn mm to inches. So, that you satisfy all your requirements.

A millimeter is 1/10th part of a centimeter. It’s also the smallest unit which is easily observable. The millimeter is symbolized by **“mm”**. Units smaller than mm are micrometer, nanometer, etc. They are not easily observable with naked eyes. On the other hand, millimeters can be seen easily. To turn mm to inches, you can use our tool. The millimeter is best for measuring very small distances.

One inch is 1/12th part of a Foot. Inch is usually symbolized by **“in”**. You might have seen display sizes of mobiles, T.Vs presented in inches. In ancient times to measure one inch. Three barleycorns were placed end to end. Today, we use inch scales. They are more accurate than barleycorn. To get inches from millimeter. Use millimeter to inches converter. For a very small distance, mm is the most preferable unit. While for a little large distance, inch is preferred.

#### How to convert mm to inches?

The relationship between millimeter and inch is:

**1 mm = 0.03937007874 inches**

Using this relationship, we can turn any mm to inches. Just simply multiply with 0.0394. Let’s look at some examples to make it clear.

**Example #1**

Convert 20 millimeters to inches.

Here, millimeter = 20 mm

Hence inch = 20 x 0.03937007874 = 0.7874015748 inches

**Example #2**

Convert 0.1234 millimeters to inches.

Here, millimeter = 0.1234 mm

Hence, inch = 0.1234 x 0.03937007874 = 0.0048582677165 inches

### Advantages of millimeters to Inches Converter

- In order to convert mm to inches, using the converter you will save time as well as effort. The converter takes less than a second to convert millimeters into an inch. On the other hand, the manual calculation is never so fast. Therefore, it preferable to use it.
- For a task accuracy matters a lot. Manually you can commit mistakes. Because your brain is working in that case. Human brains can do mistakes. Whereas computers never make mistake. Our mm to inches converter is 100% accurate.

#### How to use millimeters to Inches Converter

On a device whether mobile or any other device which can access the Internet. Open your web browser. Go to the mm to inches converter. On the web page, you will find the input box. Where you have to enter the value in mm which you want to convert into inches. Fill the value. Then press the **“Convert”** button. As a result, you will get the output in the below boxes. For new conversion just press the **“Reset”** button.

### Mm to Inches Conversion Table

Millimeters (mm) | Inches in Decimal | Inches in Fraction |
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0.01 mm | 0.000394 “ | 0 “ |

0.1 mm | 0.003937 “ | 0 “ |

1 mm | 0.03937 “ | 3/64 “ |

2 mm | 0.07874 “ | 5/64 “ |

3 mm | 0.11811 “ | 1/8 “ |

4 mm | 0.15748 “ | 5/32 “ |

5 mm | 0.1969 “ | 13/64 “ |

6 mm | 0.2362 “ | 15/64 “ |

7 mm | 0.2756 “ | 9/32 “ |

8 mm | 0.3150 “ | 5/16 “ |

9 mm | 0.3543 “ | 23/64 “ |

10 mm | 0.3937 “ | 25/64 “ |

20 mm | 0.7874 “ | 25/32 “ |

30 mm | 1.1811 “ | 1 3/16 “ |

40 mm | 1.5784 “ | 1 37/64 “ |

50 mm | 1.9685 “ | 1 31/32 “ |

60 mm | 2.3622 “ | 2 23/64 “ |

70 mm | 2.7559 “ | 2 3/4 “ |

80 mm | 3.1496 “ | 3 5/32 “ |

90 mm | 3.5433 “ | 3 35/64 “ |

100 mm | 3.9370 “ | 3 15/16 “ |

1000 mm | 39.3701 “ | 39 3/8 “ |

5000 mm | 196.8504 “ | 196 27/32 “ |