## 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 5.5 inches into meters we have to multiply 5.5 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

5.5 in → L(m)

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

L(m) = 5.5 in × 0.0254 m

L(m) = 0.1397 m

The final result is:

5.5 in → 0.1397 m

We conclude that 5.5 inches is equivalent to 0.1397 meters:

5.5 inches = 0.1397 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 7.1581961345741 × 5.5 inches.

Another way is saying that 5.5 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 7.1581961345741 meters.

## Approximate result

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

5.5 in ≅ 0.14 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately seven point one five eight times five point five 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)
6.5 inches 0.165 meters
7.5 inches 0.191 meters
8.5 inches 0.216 meters
9.5 inches 0.241 meters
10.5 inches 0.267 meters
11.5 inches 0.292 meters
12.5 inches 0.318 meters
13.5 inches 0.343 meters
14.5 inches 0.368 meters
15.5 inches 0.394 meters