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

Step 1: Understand the conversion factor

1 kilometer (km) is equal to 0.621371 miles (mi). 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 kilometers to miles, we can use the following equation:

miles = kilometers × conversion factor

Step 3: Plug in the values

Let’s say you have a distance of 5 kilometers that you want to convert to miles. Plug this value into the equation:

miles = 5 km × 0.621371

Step 4: Perform the calculation

Multiply the given kilometers by the conversion factor:

miles = 5 km × 0.621371

miles = 3.106855

Step 5: Round the result (if necessary)

In this case, the result is already rounded to 6 decimal places. However, if you need to round it to a specific number of decimal places, you can do so at this step.

Step 6: Write the final answer

The final answer is 3.106855 miles.