Inches to cm Conversion
Use our converter to find how many centimeter in any quantity of inches.
All In One Unit Converter
Please, choose a physical quantity, two units, then type a value in any of the boxes above.
To use this converter, simply type the value in any box at left or at right. It accepts fractional values.
Using this converter you can get answers to questions like:
- How many centimeters is 1 inch?
- 1 inch is equal to how many centimeters?
- How tall is 1 inches in cm?
- What is the inches to centimeter conversion factor?
- What is the formula to convert from in to cm? among others.
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
A centimeter (cm) is a decimal fraction of the meter, The international standard unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches.
Inches to centimeters formula and conversion factor
To calculate a inch value to the corresponding value in centimeters, just multiply the quantity in inches by 2.54 (the conversion factor).
Inches to centimeters formulaCentimeters = 2.54 * Inches
Where: 2.54 is called the conversion factor.
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