A Centimeter is a metric unit used to measure short distances.
As per the metric system, a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter. The centimeter is denoted by cm.
Inch is also the measure of the length. The word inch is derived from the Latin unit Uncia which is equivalent to 1/12th of the Roman foot.
The centimeter and inch are used to measure short distances. Generally, height is measured in centimeters in countries like the United States while in India height is generally measured in Inches in India. Besides this, the terms centimeter and inches are used for measuring electronic parts, the size of the display screen, etc. The inch is generally used in countries like the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, etc.
If you want to convert the centimeter into inches, we can multiply the centimeter value by 0.39370.
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We can understand with an example if you want to convert 100 centimeters into inches.
Inches= centimeter X .39370
100 X .39370 = 39.37 inches
It can also be defined as
1 inch = 2.54 cm
1 cm = 1/2.54 inches
Hence. To convert cm to inches, we can also divide the value in centimeters by 2.54.