Convert 5.17 centimeters to in
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Definition of centimeter
A 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.
Centimeter to inches formula and conversion factor
To calculate a centimeter value to the corresponding value in inch, just multiply the quantity in centimeter by 0.39370078740157 (the conversion factor).
Centimeter to inches formulae
The factor 0.39370078740157 is the result from the division 1/2.54 (Inch definition). So, a better formula is
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