# Microsoft Mathematics Tutorial 6 – The Unit Converter

This is the 6th tutorial in the Microsoft Mathematics Tutorial Series. In this post, we discuss how to use the *Unit Converter* of Microsoft Mathematics.

Microsoft Mathematics has a built-in unit converter that allows conversion of different types of measurements. It supports measurement conversion of length, area, volume, mass, temperature, velocity, pressure, weight, energy, power, time, and force.

To use the Unit Converter, do the following:

- Click the
*Home*tab and then select the**Unit Converter**button from the*Tools*group. This will display the Unit Converter dialog box as shown in the figure above. - In the dialog box , click the type of measurement you are converting in the
*Convert*list (e.g. Mass). - Select the type of units that you are converting in the
*From*and*To*list boxes. - Type the measurement that you are converting in the
*Input*box. - Click the
**calculate**button to convert.

You should notice while doing the tutorial that Microsoft Mathematics supports conversion between the metric and the English system in some categories; for example, in the weight/mass category, measurement in kilograms maybe converted to pounds and vice-versa.