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Beginning Math and Physics for Game Programmers by Wendy Stahler

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Chapter 7, “Unit Conversions”

Metric System

kilo-hecto-deca-metersdeci-centi-milli-
   grams   

List of Conversion Factors

LengthTime
1m = 39.37in. = 3.281ft.1s = 1000ms.
1in = 2.54cm.1min. = 60s
1km = 0.621mi.1hr. = 3600s
1mi = 5280ft. = 1.609km.1 year = 365.242 days

Computer Conversions

1 byte = 8 bits

1 kilobyte = 1024 bytes

1 megabyte = 1024 kilobytes

1 gigabyte = 1024 megabytes

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