## 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 40 inches into meters we have to multiply 40 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

40 in → L(m)

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

L(m) = 40 in × 0.0254 m

L(m) = 1.016 m

The final result is:

40 in → 1.016 m

We conclude that 40 inches is equivalent to 1.016 meters:

40 inches = 1.016 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.98425196850394 × 40 inches.

Another way is saying that 40 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 0.98425196850394 meters.

## Approximate result

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

40 in ≅ 1.016 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point nine eight four times forty 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)
41 inches 1.041 meters
42 inches 1.067 meters
43 inches 1.092 meters
44 inches 1.118 meters
45 inches 1.143 meters
46 inches 1.168 meters
47 inches 1.194 meters
48 inches 1.219 meters
49 inches 1.245 meters
50 inches 1.27 meters