# line to chain conversion

Conversion number between line [ln] and chain [ch] is 0.00010521864478114. This means, that line is smaller unit than chain.

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from chain to line conversion

### Enter the number in line:

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

Result in chain

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

### Calculation process of conversion value

• 1 line = (exactly) ((254/120000)) / ((79200/3937)) = 0.00010521864478114 chain
• 1 chain = (exactly) ((79200/3937)) / ((254/120000)) = 9504.019008038 line
• ? line × ((254/120000)  ("m"/"line")) / ((79200/3937)  ("m"/"chain")) = ? chain

### High precision conversion

If conversion between line to metre and metre to chain is exactly definied, high precision conversion from line to chain is enabled.

Decimal places: (0-800)

line
Result in chain:
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### line to chain conversion chart

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

visual:
linechain
00
100.0010521864478114
200.0021043728956229
300.0031565593434343
400.0042087457912458
500.0052609322390572
600.0063131186868687
700.0073653051346801
800.0084174915824916
900.009469678030303
1000.010521864478114
1100.011574050925926
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## Multiple conversion

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

Converted numbers in chain:
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## Details about line and chain units:

Convert Line to other unit:

### line

Definition of line unit: ≡  1⁄12 in.

Convert Chain to other unit:

### chain

Definition of chain unit: ≡ 66 ft (US) ≡ 4 rods. (Chain - Gunter's; Surveyor's)

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