The inches to cm Conversion (Convert inches to cm) and from cm to inch can be derived from a simple formula, which we will learn below.

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## inches to cm Conversion Calculator

Type a value in the Inches field to convert the value to cm:

cm:

**What is an Inch?**

Inch is a unit of measurement to measure the length of any object. The United States (U.S.) uses the imperial measurement system which includes inch. But the rest of the world uses the metric systems most of the time. So, we need conversion from inches to cm sometimes. There are 12 inches in one foot and 36 inches in one yard. Sometimes, an inch can be written as inches, in or inverted commas above a number (e.g. 4″), where ‘ **“** ‘ denotes the inches.

**Inches to cm Conversion Formula**

One inch is equal to 2.54cm. Mathematically, it can be written as:

**1 inch = 2.54 cm**

**Inches to cm Conversion Examples**

**Question 1: How many cm are there in 1 inch?**

**Answer:** We have to calculate cm in one inch.

So we know by a formula that

1 inch = 2.54 cm

**Question 2: Convert 6 inches to cm?**

**Answer:** We have to calculate cm in 6 inches.

We know the formula that

1 inch = 2.54 cm

Hence 6 inches to cm = 2.54 *6

= 15.24 cm

**Question 2: Convert 12 inches to cm?**

**Answer:** We have to calculate cm in 3 inches.

We know the formula that

1 inch = 2.54 cm

Hence 12 inches to cm = 2.54 *12

= 30.48 cm

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**What is a cm?**

cm is a unit of measurement to measure the length of any object. The cm is a part of the metric system. Sometimes, we need conversion from cm to inches. Sometimes, cm can be written as centimeters.

**cm to Inches Conversion Formula**

One cm is equal to 0.0393701 inches. Mathematically, it can be written as:

**1 cm = inches x 2**.54

**1 cm = 0.0393701 inches**

**cm to inches Conversion Examples**

**Question 1: How many inches are there in 1 cm?**

**Answer:** We have to calculate inches in one cm.

So we know by a formula that

**1 cm = 0.393701 inches**

**Question 2: Convert 30 cm to inches?**

**Answer:** We have to calculate inches in 30 cm.

We know the formula that

**1 cm = 0.393701 inches**

Hence 30 cm to inches = 30*0.393701

= 11.81103 inches

**Question 3: Convert 8 cm to inches?**

**Answer:** We have to calculate inches in 30 cm.

We know the formula that

**1 cm = 0.393701 inches**

Hence 8 cm to inches = 8*0.393701

= 3.149608 inches

**Inches to cm Conversion Table Chart**

Inches | Inches | Metric |
---|---|---|

Fractional | Decimal | cm |

1/64 | 0.0156 | 0.03969 |

1/32 | 0.0313 | 0.07938 |

3/64 | 0.0469 | 0.11906 |

1/16 | 0.0625 | 0.15875 |

5/64 | 0.0781 | 0.19844 |

3/32 | 0.0938 | 0.23813 |

7/64 | 0.1094 | 0.27781 |

1/8 | 0.1250 | 0.31750 |

9/64 | 0.1406 | 0.35719 |

5/32 | 0.1563 | 0.39688 |

11/64 | 0.1719 | 0.43656 |

3/16 | 0.1875 | 0.47625 |

13/64 | 0.2031 | 0.51594 |

7/32 | 0.2188 | 0.55563 |

15/64 | 0.2344 | 0.59531 |

1/4 | 0.2500 | 0.63500 |

17/64 | 0.2656 | 0.67469 |

9/32 | 0.2813 | 0.71438 |

19/64 | 0.2969 | 0.75406 |

5/16 | 0.3125 | 0.79375 |

21/64 | 0.3281 | 0.83344 |

11/32 | 0.3438 | 0.87313 |

23/64 | 0.3594 | 0.91281 |

3/8 | 0.3750 | 0.95250 |

25/64 | 0.3906 | 0.99219 |

13/32 | 0.4063 | 1.03188 |

27/64 | 0.4219 | 1.07156 |

7/16 | 0.4375 | 1.11125 |

29/64 | 0.4531 | 1.15094 |

15/32 | 0.4688 | 1.19063 |

31/64 | 0.4844 | 1.23031 |

1/2 | 0.5000 | 1.27000 |

33/64 | 0.5156 | 1.30969 |

17/32 | 0.5313 | 1.34938 |

35/64 | 0.5469 | 1.38906 |

9/16 | 0.5625 | 1.42875 |

37/64 | 0.5781 | 1.46844 |

19/32 | 0.5938 | 1.50813 |

39/64 | 0.6094 | 1.54781 |

5/8 | 0.6250 | 1.58750 |

41/64 | 0.6406 | 1.62719 |

21/32 | 0.6563 | 1.66688 |

43/64 | 0.6719 | 1.70656 |

11/16 | 0.6875 | 1.74625 |

45/64 | 0.7031 | 1.78594 |

23/32 | 0.7188 | 1.82563 |

47/64 | 0.7344 | 1.86531 |

3/4 | 0.7500 | 1.90500 |

49/64 | 0.7656 | 1.94469 |

25/32 | 0.7813 | 1.98438 |

51/64 | 0.7969 | 2.02406 |

13/16 | 0.8125 | 2.06375 |

53/64 | 0.8281 | 2.10344 |

27/32 | 0.8438 | 2.14313 |

55/64 | 0.8594 | 2.18281 |

7/8 | 0.8750 | 2.22250 |

57/64 | 0.89063 | 2.26219 |

29/32 | 0.90625 | 2.30188 |

59/64 | 0.92188 | 2.34156 |

15/16 | 0.93750 | 2.38125 |

61/64 | 0.95313 | 2.42094 |

31/32 | 0.96875 | 2.46063 |

63/64 | 0.98438 | 2.50031 |

1 | 1.000 | 2.540 |

1 1/4 | 1.2500 | 3.17500 |

1 1/2 | 1.5000 | 3.81000 |

1 3/4 | 1.7500 | 4.44500 |

2 | 2.0000 | 5.08000 |

2 1/4 | 2.2500 | 5.71500 |

2 1/2 | 2.5000 | 6.35000 |

2 3/4 | 2.7500 | 6.98500 |

3 | 3.0000 | 7.62000 |

3 1/2 | 3.5000 | 8.89000 |

4 | 4.0000 | 10.16000 |

4 1/2 | 4.5000 | 11.43000 |

5 | 5.0000 | 12.70000 |

6 | 6.0000 | 15.24000 |

8 | 8.0000 | 20.32000 |

10 | 10.0000 | 25.40000 |

20 | 20.0000 | 50.80000 |

30 | 30.0000 | 76.20000 |

40 | 40.0000 | 101.6000 |

60 | 60.0000 | 152.4000 |

80 | 80.0000 | 203.2000 |

100 | 100.0000 | 254.0000 |

**Some Other inches Conversions**

1 inch | 0.083 feet |

1 inch | 2.54 cm |

1 inch | 0.0254 m |

1 inch | 0.028 yard |

1 inch | 6.45 sq. cm |

**Frequently Asked Questions**

### 1.) **1 inch to cm?**

One inch is equal to 2.54cm. Mathematically, it can be written as:

1 inch = 2.54 cm

**2.) How many inches to cm?**

One inch is equal to 2.54cm. Mathematically, it can be written as:

1 inch = 2.54 cm

**3.) What size is 3 inch in cm?**

As we know, 1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm. So,

3 inches = 2.54 x 3

=7.62 cm

**4.) How many cm is 6 inch?**

As we know, 1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm. So,

6 inches = 2.54 x 6

=15.24 cm

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