convert km to miles

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 is a constant value that allows us to convert between the two units.

Step 2: Set up the conversion equation
To convert km to miles, we can use the following equation:
Miles = Kilometers × Conversion Factor

Step 3: Plug in the values
Let’s say we have a distance of 10 kilometers that we want to convert to miles. We can substitute the values into the equation:
Miles = 10 km × 0.621371

Step 4: Perform the calculation
Multiply the given kilometers by the conversion factor:
Miles = 10 km × 0.621371
Miles = 6.21371 miles

Step 5: Round the result (if necessary)
In this case, the result is already rounded to five decimal places. However, if you need a specific number of decimal places, you can round the result accordingly.

Therefore, 10 kilometers is equal to approximately 6.21371 miles.

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