Inches to centimeters(cm) converter

How lớn Convert Inches to Centimeters

To convert inches khổng lồ centimeters, use an easy formula & multiply the length by the conversion ratio.

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Since one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters, this is the inches to lớn cm formula khổng lồ convert:


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How Many Centimeters Are in an Inch?

There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1" = 2.54 cm


Our inch fraction calculator can add inches and centimeterstogether, and it also automatically converts the results lớn US customary, imperial, & SI metric values.

Inches and centimeters are both units used to lớn measure length. Keep reading lớn learn more about each unit of measure.


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Inches

An inch is a unit of linear length measure equal to 1/12 of a foot or 1/36 of a yard.Because the international yard is legally defined to lớn be equal khổng lồ exactly 0.9144 meters, one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters.<1>

The inch is a US customary & imperial unit of length. Inches can be abbreviated as in; for example, 1 inch can be written as 1 in.

Inches can also be denoted using the symbol, otherwise known as a double-prime.Often a double-quote (") is used instead of a double-prime for convenience.A double-prime is commonly used to express 1 in as 1″.

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The standard ruler has 12", và is a common measuring tool for measuring inches.They are also often measured using tape measures, which commonly come in lengths from 6" - 35".Other types of measuring devices include scales, calipers, measuring wheels, micrometers, yardsticks, and even lasers.

Centimeters

One centimeter is equal khổng lồ one-hundredth (1/100) of a meter, which is defined as the distance light travels in a vacuum in a 1/299,792,458 second time interval.

The centimeter, or centimetre, is a multiple of the meter, which is the SI base unit for length. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for 10-2. Centimeters can be abbreviated as cm; for example, 1 centimeter can be written as 1 cm.

Metric rulers typically have 30 cm, which are represented by 30 large tichồng marks.To get a rough idea of the actual length of a centimeter, a standard pencil is just about 1 centimet thichồng.


We recommover using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or trang chủ center.Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs.

Need a ruler? Try our miễn phí downloadable and printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

Inches khổng lồ cm Conversion Chart

Inches lớn cm conversion chart showing equivalent length measurements in U.S. customary and metric.Inches Centimeters
0.25 in0.635 cm
0.5 in1.27 cm
0.75 in1.905 cm
1 in2.54 cm
2 in5.08 cm
3 in7.62 cm
4 in10.16 cm
5 in12.7 cm
6 in15.24 cm
7 in17.78 cm
8 intrăng tròn.32 cm
9 in22.86 cm
10 in25.4 cm
11 in27.94 cm
12 in30.48 cm
13 in33.02 cm
14 in35.56 cm
15 in38.1 cm
16 in40.64 cm
17 in43.18 cm
18 in45.72 cm
19 in48.26 cm
20 in50.8 cm
25 in63.5 cm
30 in76.2 cm
35 in88.9 cm
40 in101.6 cm
45 in114.3 cm
50 in127 cm
55 in139.7 cm
60 in152.4 cm
65 in165.1 cm
70 in177.8 cm
75 in190.5 cm
80 in203.2 cm
85 in215.9 cm
90 in228.6 cm
95 in241.3 cm
100 in254 cm

References

National Institute of Standards & Technology, Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods, Handbook 133 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.133-2019.pdf