Convert cm to inch

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Facts and Curiosities

The Centimeter corresponds to one hundredth part of the meter. The length is a magnitude created to measure the distance between two points, the units most used to measure the length are kilometer, hectometer, decameter, meter, decimeter, centimeter and millimeter. If you do not have a ruler at hand and you need to estimate the length of something in centimeters, use a pencil or pen, for example. Because the thickness of these objects is usually one centimeter.

The Inch is still today, widely used by anglophone nations. The inch originated in the ancient age, where the Romans measured some lengths with the own thumb. As this measure was not exact and depended on the size of the thumb of the average person, it ended up creating immense problems. For this reason, from 1959, a correspondence between the inch and the meter was established. Even in countries that have adopted the metric system, television, computer monitors, smartphones and tablets are still often expressed with diagonal measurements in inches.

Math Formula

`text(in)=cm xx 0.3937`

Conversion Examples

cm to inch cm to inch
0.5 cm = 0,1969 in 30 cm = 11,8110 in
1 cm = 0,3937 in 35 cm = 13,7795 in
2 cm = 0,7874 in 40 cm = 15,7480 in
3 cm = 1,1811 in 45 cm = 17,7165 in
4 cm = 1,5748 in 50 cm = 19,6850 in
5 cm = 1,9685 in 60 cm = 23,6220 in
10 cm = 3,9370 in 70 cm = 27,5590 in
15 cm = 5,9055 in 80 cm = 31,4960 in
20 cm = 7,8740 in 90 cm = 35,4330 in
25 cm = 9,8425 in 100 cm = 39,3700 in
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