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Convert Centimetre to Inch

Written by Rahul Lath

Convert Centimetre to Inch

Convert Centimetre to Inch

Conversion of centimetre to inch: A centimetre is one-hundredth of a metre and an inch unit of measurement equals 2.54 centimetres. This article will help you to convert centimetres to inches.

Centimeters


cm

Inches


in

What is a Centimetre?

A Centimetre is a unit of length that is equal to one-hundredth of a metre in the International System of Standards (SI). It is denoted as ‘cm’ in short.

Common Usage:

  • Used to measure the length of textbooks.
  • Used to measure the length of pens.
  • Used to measure the length of bottles. 

What is an Inch?

In the International System of Standards (SI) Inch is a unit of measurement and is equal to 25.4 millimetres and 2.54 centimetres. It is denoted as ‘in’ or simply by the symbol “. So,

1 inch = 25.4 millimetres
1 inch = 2.54 centimetres

Common Usage

  • Used to measure the length of the paperclip.
  • Used to measure the length of a standard sewing pin.
  • Used to measure the height of a refrigerator.

How to convert Centimetre to Inch?

To convert centimetre to inch either divide the given centimetre value by 2.54 or else multiply it by 0.3937 to get the value in inches. As
1 centimetre = 0.393701 Inches

The formula to convert centimetres to inches is as follows:
X cm = X ÷ 2.54 in
OR
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
where X is the value in centimetres.

Examples of the conversion of Centimetre to Inch


Problem 1: Convert 200 centimetres to inches.
Solution 1:

Step 1: The given value is 200 centimetres
Step 2: To convert centimetres to inches, substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
Formula,
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
200 cm = 200 × 0.3937
= 78.74 in
Therefore, 200 centimetres is 78.74 inches.

Problem 2: Convert 1.4 centimetres to inches.
Solution 2:

Step 1: The given value is 1.4 centimetres
Step 2: To convert centimetres to inches, substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
1.4 cm = 1.4 × 0.3937
= 0.55118 in
Therefore, 1.4 centimetres is 0.5511 inches.

Problem 3: Convert 500 centimetres to inches.
Solution 3:

Step 1: The given value is 500 centimetres
Step 2: Substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
500 cm = 500 × 0.3937
=   196.85 in
Therefore, 500 centimetres is 196.85 inches.

Problem 4: Convert 850 centimetres to inches.
Solution 4:

Step 1: The given value is 850 centimetres.
Step 2: Substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
850 cm = 850 × 0.3937
= 334.645 in
Therefore, 850 centimetres is 334.645 inches.

Problem 5: Convert 1000 centimetres to inches.
Solution 5:

Step 1: The given value is 1000 centimetres.
Step 2: Substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
1000 cm = 1000 × 0.3937
= 393.7 in
Therefore, 1000 centimetres is 393.7 inches.

Problem 6:
Solution 6:

Step 1: The given value is 700 centimetres.
Step 2: Substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
700 cm = 700 × 0.3937
= 275.591 in
Therefore, 700 centimetres is 275.591 inches.

Centimetre to Inch conversion table (cm to inch)

Centimetre (cm)Inch (in)Centimetre to Inch (cm to in)
1 centimetre to inch0.3937 inches1 centimetre is 0.3937 inches
2 centimetres to inches0.7874 inches2 centimetres is 0.7874 inches
3 centimetres to inches1.1811 inches3 centimetres is 1.1811 inches
4 centimetres to inches1.5748 inches4 centimetres is 1.5748 inches
5 centimetres to inches1.9685 inches5 centimetres is 1.9685 inches
6 centimetres to inches2.3622 inches6 centimetres is 2.3622 inches
7 centimetres to inches2.7559 inches7 centimetres is 2.7559 inches
8 centimetres to inches3.1496 inches8 centimetres is 3.1496 inches
9 centimetres to inches3.5433 inches9 centimetres is 3.5433 inches
10 centimetres to inches3.937 inches10 centimetres is 3.937 inches
11 centimetres to inches4.3307 inches11 centimetres is 4.3307 inches
12 centimetres to inches4.7244 inches12 centimetres is 4.7244 inches
13 centimetres to inches5.1181 inches13 centimetres is 5.1181 inches
14 centimetres to inches5.5118 inches14 centimetres is 5.5118 inches
15 centimetres to inches5.9055 inches15 centimetres is 5.9055 inches
16 centimetres to inches5.9055 inches16 centimetres is 5.9055 inches
17 centimetres to inches6.6929 inches17 centimetres is 6.6929 inches
18 centimetres to inches7.0866 inches18 centimetres is 7.0866 inches
19 centimetres to inches7.4803 inches19 centimetres is 7.4803 inches
20 centimetres to inches7.874 inches20 centimetres is 7.874 inches
21 centimetres to inches8.2677 inches21 centimetres is 8.2677 inches
22 centimetres to inches8.6614 inches22 centimetres is 8.6614 inches
23 centimetres to inches9.0551 inches23 centimetres is 9.0551 inches
24 centimetres to inches9.4488 inches24 centimetres is 9.4488 inches
25 centimetres to inches9.8425 inches25 centimetres is 9.8425 inches
26 centimetres to inches10.2362 inches26 centimetres is 10.2362 inches
27 centimetres to inches10.6299 inches27 centimetres is 10.6299 inches
28 centimetres to inches11.0236 inches28 centimetres is 11.0236 inches
29 centimetres to inches11.4173 inches29 centimetres is 11.4173 inches
30 centimetres to inches11.811 inches30 centimetres is 11.811 inches
50 centimetres to inches19.685 inches50 centimetres is 19.685 inches
100 centimetres to inches39.37 inches100 centimetres is 39.37 inches
200 centimetres to inches78.74 inches200 centimetres is 78.74 inches
300 centimetres to inches118.11 inches300 centimetres is 118.11 inches
400 centimetres to inches157.48 inches400 centimetres is 157.48 inches
500 centimetres to inches196.85 inches500 centimetres is 196.85 inches
600 centimetres to inches236.22 inches600 centimetres is 236.22 inches
700 centimetres to inches275.59 inches700 centimetres is 275.59 inches
800 centimetres to inches314.96 inches800 centimetres is 314.96 inches
900 centimetres to inches354.33 inches900 centimetres is 354.33 inches
1000 centimetres to inches393.7 inches1000 centimetres is 393.7 inches

Difference between Centimetre and Inch

Comparison  ParametersCentimetre (cm)Inch (in)
DefinitionA Centimetre is a unit of length that is equal to one-hundredth of a metre in the International System of Standards (SI).In the International System of Standards (SI) Inch is a unit of measurement and is equal to 25.4 millimetres and 2.54 centimetres.
Symbolcmin
Formula1 centimetre =  0.393701 inches1 inch = 2.54 centimetres
UseUsed to measure the length of textbooks, length of pens, the length of bottles, etc. Used to measure the length of the paperclip, the length of a standard sewing pin, the height of a refrigerator, etc.

FAQs on the conversion of Centimetre to Inch


How do you calculate cm to inches?
To convert centimetre to inch either divide the given centimetre value by 2.54 or else multiply it by 0.3937 to get the value in inches. As
1 centimetre = 0.393701 Inches
The formula to convert centimetres to inches is as follows:
X cm = X ÷ 2.54 in
OR
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
where X is the value in centimetres.

How many cm are in an inch?
There are 2.54 centimetres in an inch.

Is 2 cm the same as 1 inch?
Yes, one inch is 2.54 centimetre.

Is 3 cm the same as 1 inch?
There are 2.54 centimetres in an inch and so 3 cm is almost the same as an inch.

Is 1 cm half an inch?
An inch is 2.54 centimetres and so 1 cm is half of an inch.

Convert 1.4 cm to inches.
Step 1: The given value is 1.4 centimetres.
Step 2: Substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
1.4 cm = 1.4 × 0.3937
= 0.551181 in
Therefore, 1.4 centimetres is 0.551181 inches.

Convert 900 cm to inches.
Step 1: The given value is 900 centimetres.
Step 2: Substitute the given value at the required places in the conversion formula.
X cm= X × 0.3937 in
Hence,
900 cm = 900 × 0.3937
= 354.331 in
Therefore, 900 centimetres is 354.331 inches.

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References

The SI Base Units

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Rahul Lath

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