# Span (cloth) to Pica Converter

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## How to use this Span (cloth) to Pica Converter π€

Follow these steps to convert given length from the units of Span (cloth) to the units of Pica.

- Enter the input
**Span (cloth)**value in the text field. - The calculator converts the given
**Span (cloth)**into**Pica**in realtime β using the conversion formula, and displays under the**Pica**label. You do not need to click any button. If the input changes,**Pica**value is re-calculated, just like that. - You may copy the resulting
**Pica**value using the Copy button. - To view a detailed step by step calculation of the conversion, click on the View Calculation button.
- You can also reset the input by clicking on button present below the input field.

## What is the Formula to convert Span (cloth) to Pica?

The formula to convert given length from Span (cloth) to Pica is:

Length_{(Pica)} = Length_{(Span (cloth))} / 0.01851851851880074

Substitute the given value of length in span (cloth), i.e., Length_{(Span (cloth))} in the above formula and simplify the right-hand side value. The resulting value is the length in pica, i.e., Length_{(Pica)}.

## Calculation

## Examples

### Consider that a piece of cloth is measured to be 3 spans in width.

Convert this width from spans to Pica.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The length in span (cloth) is:

Length_{(Span (cloth))} = 3

**Formula:**

The formula to convert length from span (cloth) to pica is:

Length_{(Pica)} = Length_{(Span (cloth))} / 0.01851851851880074

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight **Length _{(Span (cloth))} = 3** in the above formula.

Length_{(Pica)} = 3 / 0.01851851851880074

Length_{(Pica)} = 162

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **3 span** is equal to **162 pica**.

The length is **162 pica**, in pica.

### Consider that a scarf is 2 spans long.

Convert this length from spans to Pica.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The length in span (cloth) is:

Length_{(Span (cloth))} = 2

**Formula:**

The formula to convert length from span (cloth) to pica is:

Length_{(Pica)} = Length_{(Span (cloth))} / 0.01851851851880074

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight **Length _{(Span (cloth))} = 2** in the above formula.

Length_{(Pica)} = 2 / 0.01851851851880074

Length_{(Pica)} = 108

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **2 span** is equal to **108 pica**.

The length is **108 pica**, in pica.

## Span (cloth) to Pica Conversion Table

The following table gives some of the most used conversions from Span (cloth) to Pica.

Span (cloth) (span) | Pica (pica) |
---|---|

0 span | 0 pica |

1 span | 54 pica |

2 span | 108 pica |

3 span | 162 pica |

4 span | 216 pica |

5 span | 270 pica |

6 span | 324 pica |

7 span | 378 pica |

8 span | 432 pica |

9 span | 486 pica |

10 span | 540 pica |

20 span | 1080 pica |

50 span | 2700 pica |

100 span | 5400 pica |

1000 span | 54000 pica |

10000 span | 540000 pica |

100000 span | 5399999.9999 pica |

## Span (cloth)

A span (cloth) is a unit of length used historically in textiles and cloth measurement. One span (cloth) is approximately equivalent to 24 inches or 0.6096 meters.

The span (cloth) is based on the width of a person's outstretched hand from thumb to little finger, providing a practical measure for fabric lengths and textile work.

Spans (cloth) were used in the textile industry for measuring and cutting fabric. While less common today, the unit remains of historical interest and reflects traditional practices in cloth measurement and tailoring.

## Pica

A pica is a unit of length used primarily in typography and printing. One pica is equivalent to 1/6 of an inch or approximately 4.233 millimeters.

The pica is defined as 12 points, with one point being 1/72 of an inch. It is used to measure the size of type, line length, and spacing in printed materials.

Picas are commonly used in the printing and graphic design industries to ensure consistency in text layout and design. The unit provides a standard measurement for various typographic and layout tasks.

## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

### 1. What is the formula for converting Span (cloth) to Pica in Length?

The formula to convert Span (cloth) to Pica in Length is:

Span (cloth) / 0.01851851851880074

### 2. Is this tool free or paid?

This Length conversion tool, which converts Span (cloth) to Pica, is completely free to use.

### 3. How do I convert Length from Span (cloth) to Pica?

To convert Length from Span (cloth) to Pica, you can use the following formula:

Span (cloth) / 0.01851851851880074

For example, if you have a value in Span (cloth), you substitute that value in place of Span (cloth) in the above formula, and solve the mathematical expression to get the equivalent value in Pica.