# Convert 56 mm to km

In this article I will show you how to convert 56 millimeters into kilometers. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 56 mm to km. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Millimeters to Kilometers

A millimeter is smaller than a kilometer. I know that a mm is smaller than a km because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 56 millimeters into kilometers, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for mm to km is:

1 mm = 1.0E-6 km

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 56 mm to km by multiplying `1.0E-6` by the number of millimeters we have, which is 56.

56 x 1.0E-6 = 5.6E-5 km

So, the answer to the question "what is 56 millimeters in kilometers?" is 5.6E-5 km.

## Millimeters to Kilometers Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for mm to km:

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## Best Conversion Unit for 56 mm

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 56 mm.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 56 mm is inches and the amount is 2.2047244094488 in.

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