# Inches to CM Calculator

Last updated: July 26, 2024

Use this Inches to Centimeters calculator to quickly convert inches to centimeters. Just enter the value in inches, and the corresponding centimeter value will appear instantly.

## Conversion

## Explanation

### What is an Inch?

An inch (abbreviated as "in" or ″) is a unit of length commonly used in the United States and other countries that still follow the imperial system. One inch is equal to 1/12 of a foot, or 2.54 centimeters in the metric system.

### Understanding Centimeters

A centimeter (abbreviated as "cm") is a metric unit of length. It is one-hundredth of a meter, making it a versatile unit for measuring smaller lengths. One centimeter is approximately 0.3937 inches.

### How to Convert Inches to Centimeters

To convert inches to centimeters, simply multiply the number of inches by 2.54, since there are 2.54 centimeters in one inch. For example, 10 inches equals 25.4 centimeters.

### How to Convert Centimeters to Inches

To convert centimeters to inches, divide the number of centimeters by 2.54. For example, 10 centimeters is approximately 3.937 inches.

### Practical Example

If you have 20 inches and want to know how many centimeters that equals, multiply 20 by 2.54. The result is 50.8 centimeters.

## Inches to Centimeters Conversion Table

Inches (") | Centimeters (cm) |
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0.01 in | 0.0254 cm |

1/64 in | 0.0397 cm |

1/32 in | 0.0794 cm |

1/16 in | 0.1588 cm |

0.1 in | 0.254 cm |

1/8 in | 0.3175 cm |

1/4 in | 0.635 cm |

1/2 in | 1.27 cm |

1 in | 2.54 cm |

2 in | 5.08 cm |

3 in | 7.62 cm |

4 in | 10.16 cm |

5 in | 12.7 cm |

6 in | 15.24 cm |

7 in | 17.78 cm |

8 in | 20.32 cm |

9 in | 22.86 cm |

10 in | 25.4 cm |

20 in | 50.8 cm |

30 in | 76.2 cm |

40 in | 101.6 cm |

50 in | 127 cm |

60 in | 152.4 cm |

70 in | 177.8 cm |

80 in | 203.2 cm |

90 in | 228.6 cm |

100 in | 254 cm |

150 in | 381 cm |

200 in | 508 cm |

## FAQs

### How do you convert inches to cm?

To convert inches to cm, multiply the number of inches by 2.54.

### How do you convert inches to mm?

To convert inches to mm, multiply the number of inches by 25.4.

### How do you convert inches to meters?

To convert inches to meters, multiply the number of inches by 0.0254.