cm to in (How to Convert Centimeter to Inch)



How to Convert Centimeters to Inches

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  1. Know the difference between a centimeter and an inch.The centimeter (cm.) measures length and distance. It is part of the metric system, which is used worldwide. It is one-hundredth of a meter.An inch is a unit of measurement that measures length and distance. It is generally only used in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It is abbreviated as (in.) It is 1/12 of a foot and 1/36 of a yard.
    • 1 cm. equals 0.394 inches.
  2. Know the first formula for converting centimeters to inches.The formula is: [number of centimeters] X 0.39 = [number of inches]. This equation means that, using a calculator, you take the number of centimeters you want to convert, multiply them by 0.39 and you will have the number of inches.
    • For example, if you want to convert 10 centimeters to inches, the equation would be written like this: 10 cm X 0.39 = 3.9 inches.
  3. Know the second formula.The second formula is: [number of centimeters] / 2.54. This means, you take the number of centimeters you want to convert and divide it by the number 2.54.
    ____cm * 1 in
    2.54cm
    =  ? in
    • If you wanted to convert 10 cm to inches, the equation would be: 10 cm /2.54 = 3.93 inches

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  • Question
    How do I convert inches to centimeters?
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    Community Answer
    One inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters, so reverse it. For example, if you have 50 cm. and the problem is to convert into inches. Just do division 50/2.54.
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  • Question
    How would you convert 62 inches into centimeters?
    Top Answerer
    One inch equals 2.54 centimeters, so 62 inches would be 157.5 centimeters.
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  • Question
    How do I partition decimals using fractions?
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    Community Answer
    Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole. For example, partition a shape into 4 parts with equal area, and describe the area of each part as ¼ of the area of the shape.
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  • Question
    What is the equivalent of one meter?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    There are 100 centimeters in one meter, and 39.3701 inches in one meter.
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  • Question
    What is 11 x 5 x 2 cm in inches?
    Top Answerer
    Convert cubic centimeters to cubic inches by dividing by 16.387. If you have a volume measuring 11 cm by 5 cm by 2 cm, the volume is 110 cubic centimeters (11 x 5 x 2). 110 ÷ 16.387 = 6.7 cubic inches.
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  • Question
    How do I convert kilometers to inches?
    Top Answerer
    Multiply the kilometers by 39,370.
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  • Question
    How do I convert kilograms into pounds?
    Top Answerer
    Multiply by 2.2.
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  • Question
    How do I calculate 6 feet in centimeters?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    Because there are 30.48 centimeters in a foot (12 x 2.54 = 30.48), multiply 30.48 by 6.
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  • Question
    What is 41 cm by 83 cm in inches?
    Top Answerer
    (41 cm)(0.39) = 15.99 in. (83 cm)(0.39) = 32.37 in. (15.99 in)(32.37 in) = 517.6 square inches.
    Thanks!
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To convert centimeters to inches, multiply the number of centimeters by 0.39. The result will be the measurement in inches. You can also also divide the number of centimeters by 2.54 to get the inches.

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