# pc to em

## A converter that calculates the em from a pc for a given em size to make the measurement responsive

### Hot Keys

C

Calculate and copy the result of calculation.

V

Calculate the result.

B

Copy the result of calculation.

R

Reverse the converter to "EM to PC".

Q

Focus the "PC" input.

W

Focus the "EM Size" input.

### FAQ

#### How to convert PC to EM?

To convert pc to em, you should know total size of 1 EM, default is 16px Then, just apply formula: (pc * 16) / em size For example, with 16px size of 1em, 5em will be converted to: (5 * 16) / 16 = 5em

#### What is the PC to EM formula?

(pc * 16) / em size

#### What is em unit?

EM is defined relative to the font size of the parent element. 1 EM therefore takes on the value which is given to the font-size of the parent element.

#### What is pc unit? (Pica)

A pica (pc) is an absolute unit of length. One pc is equivalent to 16px, and one px is equivalent to 0.0625pc