# fathom to span conversion

Conversion number between fathom [ftm] and span [　] is 8. This means, that fathom is bigger unit than span.

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from span to fathom conversion

### Enter the number in fathom:

Decimal Fraction Exponential Expression
 [ftm]
eg.: 10.12345 or 1.123e5

Result in span

?
 precision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 [info] Decimal: Exponential:

### Calculation process of conversion value

• 1 fathom = (exactly) (1.8288) / (0.2286) = 8 span
• 1 span = (exactly) (0.2286) / (1.8288) = 0.125 fathom
• ? fathom × (1.8288  ("m"/"fathom")) / (0.2286  ("m"/"span")) = ? span

### High precision conversion

If conversion between fathom to metre and metre to span is exactly definied, high precision conversion from fathom to span is enabled.

Decimal places: (0-800)

fathom
Result in span:
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### fathom to span conversion chart

 Start value: [fathom] Step size [fathom] How many lines? (max 100)

visual:
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## Multiple conversion

Enter numbers in fathom and click convert button.
One number per line.

Converted numbers in span:
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## Details about fathom and span units:

Convert Fathom to other unit:

### fathom

Definition of fathom unit: ≡ 6 ft.

Convert Span to other unit:

### span

Definition of span unit: ≡ 9 in. of chiefly historical interest

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