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

Step 1: Understand the conversion factor

1 kilometer is equal to 0.621371 miles. This conversion factor will be used to convert kilometers to miles.

Step 2: Set up the conversion equation

To convert 5 kilometers to miles, you can set up the equation as follows:

5 km * (0.621371 miles / 1 km)

Step 3: Cancel out the units

In the equation, the “km” unit cancels out, leaving only “miles” as the desired unit:

5 * 0.621371 miles

Step 4: Perform the calculation

Multiply 5 by 0.621371 to get the equivalent value in miles:

5 * 0.621371 = 3.106855 miles

Step 5: Round the answer (if necessary)

In this case, the answer is already rounded to six decimal places. However, if you need to round it further, you can do so according to the desired level of precision.

Therefore, 5 kilometers is equal to approximately 3.106855 miles.