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The mile is an English unit of length of linear measure equal to 5,280 feet, or 1,760 yards, and standardised as exactly 1,609.344 metres by international ...

Why Are There 5,280 Feet in a Mile? Making Sense of ... - Mental Floss

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Jul 6, 2010 ... In 1592, Parliament set about determining the length of the mile and decided that each one should be made up of eight furlongs. Since a ...

Mile Conversion Chart - Distance and Length Converter, The ...

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Conversion chart for mile (The American System of Measures (US Customary Units), distance and length). Instant units and measurements conversion, metric ...

Longer Length Measurements - U.S. - AAA Math

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This lesson covers some of the larger U.S. length units including: foot; yard=3 feet ; eighth mile = 220 yards = 660 feet; quarter mile = 440 yards = 1320 feet; half ...

Length and Distance converter for Miles, Kilometers and more

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Length and Distance converter for units including Kilometers, Miles, Meters, Feet ans Inches.

How Many Swimming Laps are in One Mile? - SwimOutlet.com

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Swimming a mile is, well, a milestone! But how many laps are in a mile, anyway? The answer depends on two things: how you define a mile and the length of ...

US Standard Lengths - Math is Fun

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Example: This fork is 8 inches long. These are the most common measurements: Inches; Feet; Yards; Miles. fingers. Small units of length are called inches.

How Many Steps Do You Walk Per Mile? - The Beachbody Blog

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May 2, 2016 ... How many steps you take in a mile depends on your height and stride length. Here's how to figure out how many steps it would take you to walk ...

Mile - definition of mile by The Free Dictionary

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Abbr. mi. or mi A unit of length equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards (1,609 meters), used in the United States and other English-speaking countries. Also called ...

Units: Customary Units

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Longer distances in England are traditionally measured in miles. The mile is a Roman unit, originally defined to be the length of 1000 paces of a Roman legion.

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mile | unit of measurement | Britannica.com

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A nautical mile was originally defined as the length on the Earth's surface of one minute (<sup>1</sup>/60 of a degree) of arc along a meridian (north-south line of longitude).

History of the Mile - Math Forum - Ask Dr. Math

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There is some uncertainty about the length of the Roman mile. Based on the Roman foot of 29.6 centimeters and assuming a standard pace of ...

Miles to Feet - How many feet in a mile?

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Mile is an ancient length unit, commonly used by Romans (equals to 5000 Roman feet). When British started using it as a length unit, it was necessary to relate it ...