Thirty-six inches is representative of the Imperial and US Customary Systems of Units.
SI units is what we use in the United States for the common unit of measurement for matter.
If you don't know their equivalence, then you can either get a common denominator, and compare the numerators. Or you can divide and convert them all to decimal form and then compare.
According to Wikipedia, the three main countries are Myanmar (Burma), Liberia and USA. The UK has officially adopted the system but not with the intention of replacing customary units entirely.
17.42 meters into customary units
customary units of length is yards,feet,miles,and inches
What should you do to change a value in SI units to a value in U.S. customary units?
A Customary Unit or non-SI unit is a measurement unit that is not part of the metric system. Customary units are mainly units of the Imperial system but they could be localised customary units - such as Gaj (for area) is South Asia.
inches are the answer
It depends on what you consider to be "customary" and what you wish to convert them to.
If you are talking about weight, it is quite customary to me.
Fahrenheit, if you're talking about U.S. Customary units.
Liter is used in the United States, but it is not one of the US customary units.