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If we want to calculate how many Millimeters are 0.047 Inches we have to multiply 0.047 by 127 and divide the product by 5. So for 0.047 we have: (0.047 × 127) ÷ 5 = 5.969 ÷ 5 = 1.1938 Millimeters
So finally 0.047 in = 1.1938 mm