inches to cm cm to inches calculator

1 centimeters equals 0.3937007874015748 inches.
Valid input cm format: 15, 1/8, and 2.5 or 15 1/8
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How to convert 1 cm to inches?

Base on metric system, we have 1 inch = 2.54 cm.
To Decimal 1 cm = 0.3937007874 ~ 0.3937 inch
So, we have d(in) = d(cm) * 0.3937007874
Therefor, 1 cm = 1 * 0.3937 = 0.3937007874015748
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meaning 1 cm = 0.3937007874015748 inches

To Fraction 1 cm = 1/2.54 inch
So, we have d(in) = d(cm)2.54
Therefor, 1(cm) * 12.54 = 50127 inches,
meaning 1 cm = 50127 inches

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Definition of Centimeter

A centimeter is a metric unit of length, which is a decimal fraction of a meter - the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). One centimeter is approximately equivalent to 0.39 inches or 1/100th of a meter.

Definition of Inch

The inch is a unit of length found in various measurement systems such as the US Customary and British Imperial Units. It is equivalent to 1/12 of a foot or 1/36 of a yard. In the current definition, an inch is exactly 25.4 mm.

Cm to Inch formulae

The formula to convert centimeters (cm) to inches (in) is:

in = cm / 2.54

The conversion factor to convert centimeters to inches is 1 cm = 0.3937 in (rounded to four decimal places).