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## The Relation Between Inch and Cm

- Inches are a unit of length in the imperial system, while centimeters are a unit of length in the metric system. Inches are subdivided into 12 parts called “fractions of an inch,” while centimeters are subdivided into 10 parts called “millimeters.” 1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters, and 1 centimeter is equal to 0.39 inches.
- Length is measured in different units all over the world. The most common unit of length is the meter. Other units include the centimeter, the foot, and the mile. Each unit has its own advantages and disadvantages.
- The meter is the most common unit of length because it is relatively easy to use and to divide into smaller units. It is also the unit that is used in the metric system. The meter is about 39 inches long.
- The centimeter is a smaller unit of length that is used mainly in the metric system. A centimeter is about 0.39 inches long. It is a very small unit, which makes it difficult to use for some tasks.
- The foot is a unit of length that is used mainly in the United States. It is about 12 inches long. The foot is a relatively easy unit to use and to divide into smaller units.
- The mile is a unit of length that is used mainly in the United States. It is about 5,280 feet long. The mile is a difficult unit to use and to divide into smaller units.

## How to convert centimeters to inches

There are several ways to convert centimeters to inches. One way is to divide the number of centimeters by 2.54 to get the number of inches. Another way is to multiply the number of centimeters by 0.39 to get the number of inches.

- 1 centimeter is equal to 0.3937007874 inches:
- 1cm = (1/2.54)″ = 0.3937007874″
- The distance
*d*in inches (″) is equal to the distance*d*in centimeters (cm) divided by 2.54: *d*_{(″)}=*d*_{(cm)}/ 2.54- There are 2.54 centimeters in one inch. To convert centimeters to inches, divide the number of centimeters by 2.54.

#### Example

- Convert 20 cm to inches:
*d*_{(″)}= 20cm / 2.54 = 7.874″- This is a conversion calculator that is used to convert centimeters to inches.
- 1 centimeter is equal to 0.3937007874 inches.
- To convert from centimeters to inches, simply multiply the number of centimeters by 0.3937007874. For example, if someone needs to convert 9 centimeters to inches, they would multiply 9 by 0.3937007874 to get 3.59 inches.