Centimeters to Inches - Formula

A centimeter (cm) is a length unit in the metric system. It is the base length unit in the metric unit system. 1 centimeter is equal to 1 hundredth of a meter (m). There are 10 mm in 1 cm.

An inch is a length unit used in different systems, such as the U.S. customary units and Imperial units. This length unit is commonly used in the United States, Canada and the U.K. In the United Kingdom, the inch is used for road signs, as a primary unit, although the metric system was introduced in 1960s. In Canada, the metric system was introduced in 1970s, but the inch is still commonly used in this country. Other Commonwealth countries (Australia is one of them) also use inches rather than centimeters. 1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm.

This website will help you convert centimeters to inches. The formula used for converting centimeters to inches is:

Inch value (X) = Centimeter value (Y) / 2.54

Centimeters to Inches - Calculator

This simple tool will help you convert values in centimeters to various other units. Enter the value in centimeters that you want to convert in the text box given below, and it will be converted to inches, feet, yards, rods, miles, micrometers, millimeters, meters and kilometers.

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Centimeters to Inches - Using Chart

You can use this chart to instantly convert values in centimeters (from 1 to 50 centimeters) to their equivalent inch values in either decimal or fraction forms. For example, by following this chart, you can see that 5 centimeters equals 1.97 inches or in fractions - 31.50/16 inches.

CentimetersInches (Decimal)Inches (Fraction)
1 0.39 6.30/16
2 0.79 12.60/16
3 1.18 18.90/16
4 1.57 25.20/16
5 1.97 31.50/16
6 2.36 37.80/16
7 2.76 44.09/16
8 3.15 50.39/16
9 3.54 56.69/16
10 3.94 62.99/16
11 4.33 69.29/16
12 4.72 75.59/16
13 5.12 81.89/16
14 5.51 88.19/16
15 5.91 94.49/16
16 6.30 100.79/16
17 6.69 107.09/16
18 7.09 113.39/16
19 7.48 119.69/16
20 7.87 125.98/16
21 8.27 132.28/16
22 8.66 138.58/16
23 9.06 144.88/16
24 9.45 151.18/16
25 9.84 157.48/16
26 10.24 163.78/16
27 10.63 170.08/16
28 11.02 176.38/16
29 11.42 182.68/16
30 11.81 188.98/16
31 12.20 195.28/16
32 12.60 201.57/16
33 12.99 207.87/16
34 13.39 214.17/16
35 13.78 220.47/16
36 14.17 226.77/16
37 14.57 233.07/16
38 14.96 239.37/16
39 15.35 245.67/16
40 15.75 251.97/16
41 16.14 258.27/16
42 16.54 264.57/16
43 16.93 270.87/16
44 17.32 277.17/16
45 17.72 283.46/16
46 18.11 289.76/16
47 18.50 296.06/16
48 18.90 302.36/16
49 19.29 308.66/16
50 19.69 314.96/16

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