Letter size is a standard dimension that usually used for a paper. Letter Size included in American based standard of paper size. This size can be determined in unit of measurement in mm (millimeter) and can be converted into other units as well such as cm (centimeter) or inch (inches). You can see the image illustration of The Letter Paper Size for reference and more detailed below.
The dimensions of Letter Paper Sizes according to American standard can be seen in the image in millimeter. To get a value in cm (centimeter), you can convert the value from mm to cm by dividing by 10.
Letter, Legal and Ledger/Tabloid are by far the most commonly used of these for everyday activities, and the only ones included in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Outside of North America, Letter size may also be known as Quarto. US paper sizes are currently standard in the United States and are the most commonly used formats.
Letter Size in mm
- Letter Size in mm is 216 × 279 millimeter.
Letter Size in cm
- Letter Size in cm is 21.6 × 27.9 centimeter.
Letter Size in inch
- Letter Size in inch is 8.5 × 11 inches.
Table of Letter Paper Sizes in mm, cm, inch
|Letter||216 × 279||21.6 × 27.9||8.5 × 11|
Unit of measurement
Unit of measurement is a definite magnitude of a value, defined and adopted by convention that is used as a standard for measurement of the same kind of value. Any other quantity of that kind can be expressed as a multiple of the unit of measurement.
mm stands for millimeter (American spelling) or millimetre (SI spelling) is the size of the unit of length in the metric system, that is the basis of the length measurement. 1 mm is equal to 0.1 cm.
cm stand for centimetre (international spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures) or centimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one hundredth of a meter. cm being the International System of Units prefix for a factor of one per a hundred. cm is the base unit of length for cgs (centimetre–gram–second) system of units.
Inch (plural: inches, abbreviation: in or ″) is a unit of length in the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement, now formally equal to one per thirty six yard but usually understood as one per twelve of a foot. Derived from the Roman uncia, “inch” is also sometimes used to translate related units in other measurement systems. Traditional standards for the exact length of an inch have varied in the past, but since the adoption of the international yard during the 1950s and 1960s it has been based on the metric system and reckoned as exactly 2.54 cm.