5.5 Millimeter to Inch
Convert 5.5 (five) Millimeters to Inches (mm to in) with our conversion calculator.
5.5 Millimeters to Inches equals 0.2165 in.
To convert millimeters to inches, you can use the conversion factor where (1 \text{ inch} = 25.4 \text{ mm}). The calculation involves dividing the length in millimeters by the conversion factor. Therefore, for 5.5 mm, the calculation to convert it to inches would be (5.5 \text{ mm} \div 25.4 \text{ mm/inch}).
Let's do the actual math:
\([5.5 \text{ mm} \times \frac{1 \text{ inch}}{25.4 \text{ mm}} = 0.216535433 \text{ inches}]\)
Rounded to a more manageable number for practical use, 5.5 mm is approximately 0.217 inches. This calculation translates a length from the metric system (millimeters) to the imperial system (inches), allowing for a better understanding and comparison of measurements for those who primarily use the imperial system. Given that precision is crucial in many applications, such conversions play a pivotal role in engineering, manufacturing, and everyday contexts where diverse measurement systems intersect.
Here are seven items that approximately measure 5.5 mm in length:

The diameter of a pencil:
 An everyday item used for writing or drawing.

A small pea:
 A common vegetable, slightly varying in size, some can be around 5.5 mm in diameter.

The width of a microUSB connector:
 The part of the cable that plugs into a device, often for charging or data transfer.

The diameter of a standard wooden matchstick:
 Used for lighting fires or candles, with the wood part being around 5.5 mm in diameter.

The thickness of 5 stacked dime coins:
 U.S. dimes are very thin, with each having a thickness that when stacked, 5 could approximate 5.5 mm.

A LEGO brick height:
 The standard height of a basic LEGO brick can come close to this measurement.

The thickness of a smartphone screen protector:
 Highquality protectors can measure around this thickness to provide durability without sacrificing touchscreen sensitivity.