Convert Inch to Centimeter

See below the conversion of 1 inch or any other quantity in inch, into centimeters.

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.

Inch to Centimeter Converter

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To calculate a inch value to the corresponding value in centimeter, just multiply the quantity in inch by 2.54 (the conversion factor).

Here is the formula:

Value in centimeter = value in inch * 2.54

Supose you want to convert 1 inch into centimeters. In this case you will have:

Value in centimeters = 1 * 2.54 = 2.54 (centimeter)(s)

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.

Definition of Centimeter

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

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