# Dimensions and Measurements

## key Vocabulary

the height – die Höhe
high – hoch
the length – die Länge
long – lang
the width – die Breite
wide – breit
the depth – die Tiefe
deep – tief
the weight – das Gewicht
to weigh – wiegen
the volume – das Volumen
area – Fläche
cubic metre – Kubikmeter
diameter – Durchmesser
circumference – Umkreis

## Dimensions and Measurements (Dimensionen und Maße) The height is 1.5m.
The box is 1.5m high.
The length is 2m.
The box is 2m long.
The width is 1m.
The box is 1m wide.

## Area (Flächen) 5m x 5m = 25m² (five metres times five metres equals 25 square meters)
The area is 25m².
It has an area of 25m².

## Volume (Volumen) 4m x 4m x 4m = 64m³ (four metres times four metres times four meters equals sixty four cubic meters).
The volume is 64m³.
It has a volume of 64m³.

## Circles (Kreise) The circle has a diameter of 4cm.
The circle has a radius of 2cm.
The circle has a circumference of 12cm.

## Metric and Non-Metric Measurements (Metrische und Nicht-Metrische Maße)

METRIC – NONMETRIC
Length
centimetre (cm) – inch (in)
metre (m) – yard (yd)
kilometre (km) – mile
Surface of Area
square centimetre (cm²) – square inch (in²)
square metre (m²) – square yard (yd²)
square kilometre (km²) – square mile (mile²)
Volume and Capacity
cubic cm (cm³) – cubic inch (in³)
cubic metre (m³) – cubic yard (yd³)
litre (l) – pint (pt)
hectrolitre (hl) (100 l) – gallon (gal)
Weight
gram (g) – ounce (oz)
Kilogram (kg) – pound (lb)
tone (t) – ton

## Conversion Chart (Umrechnungstabelle)

LENGTHS (Längen)
1 cm = 0.3937 inch
1 m = 39.37 inch
1 km = 0.62137 mile
1 inch (1”) = 2.54 cm
1 foot (1′) = 30.48 cm (12 inches = 1 foot)
1 yard = 91.44 cm (3 feet = 1 yard)
1 mile = 1.609 km (1000 yards = 1 mile)
AREA (Fläche)
1 cm² = 0.155 square inches
1 m² = 10.764 square feet
1 km² = 0.3861 square miles
1 square inch = 6.45 cm²
1 square foot = 0.093 m²
1 square mile = 2.59 km²
VOLUME (Volumen)
1 cm³ = 0.061 cubic inch
1 m³ = 35.315 cubic feet
1 litre = 1.76 pints / 0.22 gallons
1 cubic inch = 16.387 cm³
1 pint = 0.57 litres
1 gallon = 4.546 litres
1 US gallon = 3.785 litres
WEIGHTS (Gewicht)
1 ounce = 28.3495 g
1 pound = 0.453 kg
1 ton = 1016 kg