## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from inches to meters is 0.0254, which means that 1 inch is equal to 0.0254 meters:

1 in = 0.0254 m

To convert 20 inches into meters we have to multiply 20 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from inches to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 in → 0.0254 m

20 in → L(m)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in meters:

L(m) = 20 in × 0.0254 m

L(m) = 0.508 m

The final result is:

20 in → 0.508 m

We conclude that 20 inches is equivalent to 0.508 meters:

20 inches = 0.508 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 1.9685039370079 × 20 inches.

Another way is saying that 20 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 1.9685039370079 meters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that twenty inches is approximately zero point five zero eight meters:

20 in ≅ 0.508 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately one point nine six nine times twenty inches.

## Conversion table

### inches to meters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from inches to meters

inches (in) meters (m)
21 inches 0.533 meters
22 inches 0.559 meters
23 inches 0.584 meters
24 inches 0.61 meters
25 inches 0.635 meters
26 inches 0.66 meters
27 inches 0.686 meters
28 inches 0.711 meters
29 inches 0.737 meters
30 inches 0.762 meters