CM to Inches converter

Cm to inches converter is one of the most widely used operations in a variety of mathematical applications. With the help of this length converter, we can easily find the values like 10cm to inches, 16 cm to inches, 10cm to inches etc. Here you are provided with the proper definitions, relations in detail.

Inch Definition

In mathematics, the customary system is used in order to measure the set of length, weight, capacity and temperature. It purely depends on the English measurement system. The customary measurement system “inch” can be defined as the unit of length of measurement. It is represented using the inch symbol, ” or it can be denoted as in.

Cm Definition

In the metric system, a centimeter is a measure that is represented as the unit of length. The term centimeter is abbreviated as “cm” in which one centimeter is equal to the one-hundredth of a meter.

There are many units for length such as feet, gram, kilogram etc. which are a part of the metric system. A CGS (Centimeter-gram-second) system of the unit has a base unit of cm.

Relation Between Inch and Cm

The relationship between inch and cm is that one inch is exactly equal to 2.54 cms in the metric system.

1” = 2.54 cm

In other words, the distance in centimeters is equal to the distance in inches times 2.54 cms

For a 1 cm length unit, the corresponding length in inches is equal to 1cm = 0.39370 inches

Here, BYJU’S provides you with a user-friendly cm to inches conversion tool, which is very straightforward and quick to use. All you need to do is, enter the value in cm which will convert cm to inches. Let’s look at some of the most frequently used length units.

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