 # Centimeter to Inch conversion

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To Calculate, we took the value you submitted and divided it by 2.54 to get the result.
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Our centimeter to inch(cm to in) conversion tool is a free converter that enables you to convert from centimeter to inch easily.

## How to Convert centimeter to inch

To convert a centimeter measurement(cm) to an inch measurement(in), divide the length by the conversion ratio. Since one Inch is equal to 2.54 Centimeters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

### What is the formula to convert from centimeter to inch?

tools/cmtoinches.decimeter=cm / 2.54

### Convert 5 centimeter to Inch

5 cm = (5 / 2.54) = 1.96850394in

### Convert 10 centimeter to Inch

10 cm = (10 / 2.54) = 3.93700787in

### Convert 100 centimeter to Inch

100 cm = (100 / 2.54) = 39.37007874in

## Centimeter

### What is a Centimeter?

A centimeter (cm) is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), the current form of the metric system. It is defined as 1/100 meters.

Centimeters can be abbreviated as cm; for example, 1 centimeter can be written as 1cm.

### What is the centimeter used for?

The centimeter is used in all sorts of applications worldwide in instances where a smaller denomination of the meter is required. Height is commonly measured in centimeters outside of countries like the United States.

## Inch

### What is an Inch?

An inch (in) is a unit of length in the iminerial and US customary systems of measurement. An inch was defined to be equivalent to exactly 25.4 millimeters in 1959. There are 12 inches in a foot and 36 inches in a yard.

An inch can be abbreviated as in; for example, 1 Inch can be written as 1in.

### What is the Inch used for?

The inch is primarily used in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It is also sometimes used in Japan (as well as other countries) in relation to electronic parts, like the size of display screens.

## How to use our Centimeter to Inches converter (cm to in converter)

Follow these 3 simple steps to use our centimeter to inch converter

1. Input the unit of centimeter you wish to convert
2. Click on convert and watch this result display in the box below it
3. Click Reset to reset the centimeter value

## Centimeter to inch Conversion Table

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