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Convert Inch to Centimeter (in to cm)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from inch to centimeter (in to cm). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Inch (abbreviation: in): is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to 1/36 yard but usually taken as 1/12 of a foot.

Centimeter (abbreviation: cm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.

How to Convert Inches to Centimeters

Example: How many centimeters are equivalent to 13.6 inches?


As;


1 inches = 2.54 centimeters


13.6 inches = Y centimeters


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 13.6 times 2.54 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 13.6 * 2.54 / 1 = 34.544 centimeters


Answer is: 34.544 centimeters are equivalent to 13.6 inches.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into cm:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 14.66 in


( ii ) 77.8 in


( iii ) 54.47 in


Convert Inch to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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