Centimeter to Inches Conversion (Convert cm to inch)
To convert from centimeter to inches (cm to inch), please enter value for centimeter in from input box. You can also convert from inches to centimeter (inch to cm)
Centimetres to Inches (cms to inches) Relation
Both centimetre and inch are unit of measurement of length in metric and imperial/US unit systems respectively.
1 cm is 2.54 times shorter than an inch. Or you can say, 1 inch is 2.54 times longer than 1 cm. Hence, 2.54 centimetres make an inch. So, to convert your cm into in, you need to divide the centimeter by 2.54.
Centimeter To Inches Conversion Chart
|Centimeter (cm)||Inches (inch)|
|0.01 cm||0.003937007874015748 inch|
|0.1 cm||0.03937007874015748 inch|
|1 cm||0.39370078740157477 inch|
|2 cm||0.7874015748031495 inch|
|5 cm||1.968503937007874 inch|
|10 cm||3.937007874015748 inch|
|20 cm||7.874015748031496 inch|
|50 cm||19.68503937007874 inch|
|100 cm||39.37007874015748 inch|
|500 cm||196.8503937007874 inch|
|1000 cm||393.7007874015748 inch|
Convert from centimeter to inches formula
|Total inches =|
For example, if you want to convert 180 centimeter to inches then,
|= 70.86614173228347 inch|
Convert from inches to centimeter formula
|Total centimeter =||Total inches x 2.54|
70.86614173228347 inch = 70.86614173228347 x 2.54 = 180 cm
1 cm = 0.393701 inch
1 inch = 2.54 cms
|Unit system||Metric system|
A centimetre (international spelling) or centimeter (American spelling) (SI symbol cm) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the SI prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.
|Unit system||US customary units and the British imperial systems|
|Symbol||in or ″ (the double prime)|
The inch (abbreviation: in or ″) is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. It is equal to 1⁄36 yard or 1⁄12 of a foot. Derived from the Roman uncia ("twelfth"), the word inch is also sometimes used to translate similar units in other measurement systems, usually understood as deriving from the width of the human thumb.