# Conversion/Equivalency Factors

## "L" Conversion/Equivalency Factors

Original Unit Multiplied
By
Conversion
Factor
Equals Final Unit
leagues x 3 = miles (approximately)
light–years x 63,239.70 = astronomical units
light–years x 9,460,730,000,000 = kilometers (km)
light–years x 5,900,000,000,000 = miles (mi)
lines/square centimeter x 1 = gausses
lines/square inch x 0.155 = gausses
lines/square inch x 1.55E–09 = webers/square centimeter
lines/square inch x 1.0E–08 = webers/square inch
lines/square inch x 1.55E–05 = webers/square meter
links (engineer's) x 12 = inches (in)
links (surveyor's) x 7.92 = inches (in)
liters (L) x 0.008 4 = barrels
liters (L) x 0.006 3 = barrels of petroleum
liters (L) x 0.02 = bushels, US dry
liters (L) x 100 = centiliters (cL)
liters (L) x 1,000 = cubic centimeters (cm3)
liters (L) x 0.03 = cubic feet (ft3 or cf)
liters (L) x 61.02 = cubic inches (in3)
liters (L) x 1.0E–03 = cubic meters (m3)
liters (L) x 1.31E–03 = cubic yards (yd3)
liters (L) x 10 = deciliters (dL)
liters (L) x 0.264 2 = gallons, US liquid
liters (L) x 1.1E–03 = kiloliters (kL)
liters (L) x 1,000 = milliliters (mL)
liters (L) x 2.11 = pints, US liquid
liters (L) x 1.05 = quarts, US liquid
liters/minute x 5.89E–04 = cubic feet/second
liters/minute x 4.4E–03 = gallons/second
long tons x 1,016.047 = kilograms (kg)
long tons x 1.016 047 = metric tons (t)
long tons x 2,240a = pounds (lb)
long tons x 1.12 = short tons (st)
lumens (lm) x 0.079 58 = spherical candle power
lumens (lm) x 1.496E–03 = watts (W)
lumens/square foot x 1 = foot–candles
lumens/square foot x 10.76 = lumens/square meter
lux x 0.09 = foot–candles

a Exact conversion.

b Calculated by the Energy Information Administration.

c Estimated.

This table was last updated January 31, 2014.