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# Miles to Meters Formula

Before going to learn the miles to meters formula, let's recall that "miles" and "meters" are the units of length. "Meter" is the SI unit of length in the metric system and is abbreviated as * m. *"Mile" is a customary unit of length in the US and is abbreviated as

*Miles can be converted into meters using the miles to meters formula.*

**mi.**## What Is Miles to Meters Formula?

The conversion formula that is used to convert miles into meters 1 mile = 1,609.344 meters. From one of the above conversion formulas,

1 mile = 1,609.344 meters

### Miles to Meters Formula:

For n miles, meters = 1,609.344 × n miles

i.e., to convert miles into meters, we just multiply them by 1,609.344.

Let us see the applications of the miles to meters formula in the following section.

## Examples Using Miles to Meters Formula

**Example 1: **The distance between Alaska and Albany is 3210 miles. What is the distance between Alaska and Albany in meters? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

**Solution:**

To find: The distance between Alaska and Albany in meters.

The distance between Alaska and Albany = 3210 miles.

Using the miles to meters formula,

meters = 1,609.344 × miles

meters = 1609.344 × 3210 = 5165994.24

**Answer**: The distance between Alaska and Albany = 5,165,994 meters (rounded to the nearest meter).

**Example 2: **The distance between Iowa to Jackson is 681 miles. What is the distance between Iowa to Jackson in meters? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

**Solution:**

To find: The distance between Iowa to Jackson in meters.

The distance between Iowa to Jackson = 681 miles.

Using the miles to meters formula,

meters = 1,609.344 × miles

meters = 1609.344 × 681 = 1095963.26

**Answer**: The distance between Iowa to Jackson = 1,095,963 meters (rounded to the nearest meter).

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