In metric conversion, the unit you most often use is the meter. Terms in the
metric system are all in units of 10. Multiples of these are obtained by prefixing the
Greek words: deca(10), hecto(100), and kilo(1,000). Divisions are made by
prefixing the Latin words: deci(l/10), centi(l/100), and mili(l/1,000).
Metric measures of length
Inches to Millimeters
Table Appendix I-2 provides you a quick reference table to convert inches to