## Unit Converter

## 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 |