# 3 kilometers in miles

## Conversion

3 kilometers is equivalent to 1.864113576712 miles.^{[1]}

## Conversion formula

How to convert 3 kilometers to miles?

We know (by definition) that: $1\mathrm{km}\approx 0.62137119\mathrm{mile}$

We can set up a proportion to solve for the number of miles.

$\frac{1\mathrm{km}}{3\mathrm{km}}\approx \frac{0.62137119\mathrm{mile}}{x\mathrm{mile}}$Now, we cross multiply to solve for our unknown $x$:

$x\mathrm{mile}\approx \frac{3\mathrm{km}}{1\mathrm{km}}*0.62137119\mathrm{mile}\to x\mathrm{mile}\approx 1.8641135699999998\mathrm{mile}$Conclusion: $3\mathrm{km}\approx 1.8641135699999998\mathrm{mile}$

## Conversion in the opposite direction

The inverse of the conversion factor is that **1 mile is equal to 0.536448 times 3 kilometers**.

It can also be expressed as: 3 kilometers is equal to $\frac{1}{\mathrm{0.536448}}$ miles.

## Approximation

An approximate numerical result would be: **three kilometers is about one point eight six miles**, or alternatively, *a mile is about zero point five four times three kilometers*.

## Footnotes

[1] The precision is 15 significant digits (fourteen digits to the right of the decimal point).

Results may contain small errors due to the use of floating point arithmetic.