Convert 42 mm to fractional inches

42 mm = 121/32 in

Result: 42 millimeters is about 1 21/32 of an inch.


What is 42 mm in inches fraction?

The answer is 1 21/32 inches. The result is sometimes only an approximation of the real value because of rounding. But it's accurate enough for typical everyday measurements.

How to Convert 42 mm to fractional inches?

To convert 42 millimeters to an inch fraction, you need to first convert 42 millimeters to inches. Since 1 inch is equal to 25.4 millimeters, divide 42 by 25.4 to get decimal inches:

42 mm ÷ 25.4 = 1.6535 in

Then, let's convert the decimal value of 1.6535 inches to a fraction.

To convert 1.6535 inches to a fraction, use a ruler or a decimal to fraction conversion table to find the nearest fraction with a reasonable denominator (fractional inches usually have denominators that are powers of 2, such as 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64).

In this example, use a ruler to find the closest fraction.

Using a ruler, you can see that 1.6535 inches is very close to 1 21/32 inches.

Therefore, 42 millimeters is approximately equal to 1 21/32 inches.

See also

  1. 43 mm to inches fraction
  2. Convert 42 mm to inches
  3. 1 21/32 inches to mm

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