To convert 1 kilometer (km) to miles, you can use the following step-by-step instructions:

Step 1: Understand the conversion factor

– Know that 1 kilometer is equal to approximately 0.621371 miles. This is the conversion factor we will use.

Step 2: Set up the conversion equation

– Write down the given value and the conversion factor in the form of an equation: 1 km = x miles.

Step 3: Solve the equation

– Multiply the given value (1 km) by the conversion factor (0.621371 miles/km) to find the equivalent value in miles.

– The equation becomes: 1 km * 0.621371 miles/km = x miles.

Step 4: Perform the calculation

– Multiply 1 km by 0.621371 miles/km: 1 km * 0.621371 miles/km = 0.621371 miles.

Step 5: Round the result (optional)

– If necessary, round the result to the desired number of decimal places. In this case, 0.621371 miles can be rounded to 0.62 miles.

Step 6: Write the final answer

– The final conversion is 1 kilometer (km) is approximately equal to 0.62 miles.

Note: It’s important to remember that this conversion is an approximation, as the exact conversion factor is a recurring decimal.