# Convert 72 in to nmi

In this article I will show you how to convert 72 inches into nautical miles. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 72 in to nmi. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Inches to Nautical miles

A inch is smaller than a nautical mile. I know that a in is smaller than a nmi 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 72 inches into nautical miles, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for in to nmi is:

1 in = 1.3714902807775E-5 nmi

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 72 in to nmi by multiplying `1.3714902807775E-5` by the number of inches we have, which is 72.

72 x 1.3714902807775E-5 = 0.00098747300215983 nmi

So, the answer to the question "what is 72 inches in nautical miles?" is 0.00098747300215983 nmi.

## Inches to Nautical miles Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for in to nmi:

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## Best Conversion Unit for 72 in

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 72 in.

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 72 in is fathoms and the amount is 1 fm.