# 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: ].

**Definitions:**

**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 47.72 inches?*

As;

1 inches = 2.54 centimeters

47.72 inches = Y centimeters

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

Y equals 47.72 times 2.54 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 47.72 * 2.54 / 1 = 121.2088 centimeters

Answer is: 121.2088 centimeters are equivalent to 47.72 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 ) 8.33 in

( ii ) 13.08 in

( iii ) 36.09 in

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