1 centimeter = 0.3937 inch
Formula: multiply the value in centimeters by the conversion factor '0.393700787402'.
So, 1 centimeter = 1 × 0.393700787402 = 0.393700787402 inch.
1 centimeter as an usable fraction or an integer in inches:
^{3}/_{8} inch (4.8% smaller)
These are aternative values for 1 centimeter in inches. They are represented as a fraction or an integer close to the exact value (12, 14, 34 etc.). The approximation error, if any, is to the right of the value.
To use this calculator, simply type the value in any box at left or at right. It accepts fractional values.
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Definition & Formula
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 systems of measurement, 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
To calculate a centimeter value to the corresponding value in inch, just multiply the quantity in centimeter by 0.39370078740157 (This is the factor)
Centimeter to inches formula
Inches = Centimeters * The factor 0.39370078740157 is the result from the division 1/2.54 (Inch definition). So, a better formula isInches = Centimeters / 2.54
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 systems of measurement, 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
To calculate a centimeter value to the corresponding value in inch, just multiply the quantity in centimeter by 0.39370078740157 (the factor)
Centimeter to inches formulae
The factor 0.39370078740157 is the result from the division 1/2.54 (Inch definition). So, a better formula isInches = Centimeters / 2.54
Values around 1 centimeter(s)
Centimeters
 0.35
 0.45
 0.55
 0.65
 0.75
 0.85
 0.95
 1.05
 1.15
 1.25
 1.35
 1.45
 1.55
 1.65
 1.75
Inches
 0.13780
 0.17717
 0.21654
 0.25591
 0.29528
 0.33465
 0.37402
 0.41339
 0.45276
 0.49213
 0.53150
 0.57087
 0.61024
 0.64961
 0.68898
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