8 Millimeter to Inch

Convert 8 (eight) Millimeters to Inches (mm to in) with our conversion calculator.

8 Millimeters to Inches equals 0.3150 in.

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Convert 8 Millimeters to Inches (mm to in) with our conversion calculator.

8 Millimeters to Inches equals 0.3150 in.

To convert 8 millimeters (mm) to inches, we use the conversion factor that 1 inch is equivalent to 25.4 millimeters. This means that to convert millimeters to inches, you need to divide the number of millimeters by 25.4. So, the calculation for converting 8 mm to inches is as follows:

\([8 \, \text{mm} \times \frac{1 \, \text{inch}}{25.4 \, \text{mm}} = \frac{8}{25.4} \, \text{inches}]\)

This simply means that when you divide 8 by 25.4, you get the equivalent length in inches. Performing this division gives us:

\([8 \div 25.4 = 0.31496 \, \text{inches}]\)

This calculation indicates that 8 millimeters is approximately equal to 0.31496 inches. The conversion involves a straightforward division by the conversion factor that relates inches and millimeters. This process is a basic unit conversion that is often required in various fields, including engineering, construction, and everyday scenarios, to ensure compatibility and understanding across different measurement systems used around the world.

Items That Are 8 mm in Length

  • Grains of Rice

    • Typically, a grain of rice can be roughly around 8 mm in length. This can vary slightly depending on the type of rice.
  • Pencil Lead

    • The thickness of some mechanical pencil leads, commonly 0.7 mm in diameter and when broken into pieces, pieces can be roughly 8 mm long.
  • A Small Button

    • The diameter of a small clothing button can be around 8 mm, used in shirts and baby clothes.
  • A Pea

    • The diameter of a pea is typically about 8 mm, depending on the variety and maturity.
  • USB Type-A Connector Width

    • The metal part of a standard USB Type-A connector is approximately 8 mm wide.
  • Micro SD Card

    • The width of a Micro SD card is exactly 11 mm, but its thickness is approximately 1 mm, which isn't exactly the dimension we're discussing, but interestingly enough, if one were to cut a small piece from its corner, that could be about 8 mm in length.
  • Paperclip

    • A small-sized paperclip can be bent and measured to around 8 mm in length, specifically referring to one loop of the paperclip.