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1 mile = 1.6 km
1 metre = 39.37 inches
1 foot = 30.5 cm
1 inch = 2.54 cm
1 kg = 2.2 lb
1 gallon = 4.5 litres
1 litre = 1.75 pints
1 tonne = 1000 kg
1 foot = 12 inches
1 yard = 3 feet
1 mile = 1760 yards
1 pint = 20 fluid ounces
1 gallon = 8 pints
1 pound = 16 ounces
1 stone = 14 pounds
1 ton = 2240 pounds
A litre of water's a pint and three-quarters.