How do you calculate cm to inches?

How do you calculate cm to inches?

Have you ever needed to calculate cm to inches and have not known how to make it? In this article we will show you how you can calculate cm to inches in quick and easy way. We guarantee that you all of you can make a calculation on your own after reading this article, even if math is not your strong side. So let’s start.

Before we move on to cm to inch calculation, we want to tell you how many cm in an inch and how many inches in a cm. You can find it down below, have a look:

  • 1 cm = 0.3937 inches,

  • 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters.

We also want to show you these inch to cm and cm to inch results in a chart. It is down below, let’s see:







This was the basic information which you will need to make cm to inch conversion. Now we can show you cm to inch formula. Have a look:

Number of centimeters * 0.3937 = the result in inches

As you can see, this formula is quite easy. It is needed to say that one centimeter is not exactly 0.3937 inches. It is only an approximation but it is totally sufficient to make a quick conversion in everyday life.

Now we can move on to practice. We are going to show you how you can calculate cm to inches.

For instance, you are looking for new shoes but all measurements are given in centimeters instead of inches. How do you calculate cm to inches? You have to multiply number of centimeters by 0.3937. That’s all. For example, how many inches are in 25 centimeters? Multiply 25 by 0.3937. It gives 9.8425. You can round off this result to two decimal places. The final result is equal 9.84 inches.

Another example. You want to buy a new carpet. You found the perfect one but this time measurements also are given in centimeters, not in inches. Measurements of this carpet are 150x100 cm. So how do you calculate cm to inches? And again, multiply 150 by 0.3937, then multiply 100 by 0.3937. It gives 59.055 and 39.37. After rounding off to two decimal places it is 59.06x39.37 inches.

We hope that after these two examples everything is clear and you can make cm to inch calculation on your own. If you need more examples or want to know more about cm to inch conversion check our other articles.

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