# 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 Centimetreto 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.

## 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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