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## Mile

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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.

### 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 ...