Convert Centimeter to Inch

See below the conversion of 1 centimeter or any other quantity in centimeter, into inches.

To use this unit converter, simply type the value in the box at left (input). The conversion result will immediately appear in the output box at right.

Centimeter to Inch Converter

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To calculate a centimeter value to the corresponding value in inch, just multiply the quantity in centimeter by 0.39370078740157 (the conversion factor).

Here is the formula:

Value in inch = value in centimeter * 0.39370078740157

Supose you want to convert 1 centimeter into inches. In this case you will have:

Value in inches = 1 * 0.39370078740157 = 0.39370078740157 (inch)(s)

Definition of Centimeter

centimeter (cm) is a decimal fraction of the meter, The international standard unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches.

Definition of Inch

An inch is a unit of length or distance in a number of systems of measurement, including in the US Customary Units and British Imperial Units. One inch is defined as 1⁄12 of a foot and is therefore 1⁄36 of a yard. According to the modern definition, one inch is equal to 25.4 mm exactly.

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