Centimeters to inches

Do you have to from centimeters to inches? Don't worry. Thanks to our online cm to inches converter you can make as many calculations as you need. Just select the time of change you want to make, the amount and click on the calculate button.

How many centimeters is an inch?

To obtain the equivalence of cm to inches, the first thing we have to do is to to know is how many centimeters is an inch.

1 cm = 0.393701 inches

Because of the large number of decimal places, it is difficult to remember this equalityThat's why we usually resort to converters like the one you find here. In case you want to know more, below we tell you everything you need to know about the change from cm to inches.

How to convert from centimeters to inches

Centimeter to inch converter


From the above equality, we can make a rule of three to obtain the equivalence of any other length or, if preferred, multiply the distance in centimeters by 0.393701.

By example,Let's calculate how many inches is a length of 20 centimeters:

d = 20 cm x 0.393701 = 7.87402 inches

If you want to perform the reverse conversion, ie, from inches to centimetersYou have a converter in the link we just left you. There we also explain how to convert from one unit to another from a mathematical formula.

Excel cm to inch converter

There is a method for convert from cm to inches in Excel without knowing the equivalence between these two units of length. Just type the following formula in an empty cell of your spreadsheet:


Dónde hemos puesto la palabra "cantidad" tendrás que sustituirlo por las coordenadas de la celda en la que hayas escrito la cifra de centímetros que quieres pasar a pulgadas. También puedes escribir directamente la longitud ahí, es decir, si quieressaber how much is 10 centimeters to inches, you will write it this way:


Few people are aware that Excel can be used as a centimeter to inch converter but you can see that the procedure is very simple. If you have any doubts, leave us a comment and we will help you.

Centimeter to Inch Equivalency Chart

Below is a table in which we have collected the following information some conversions from cm to inches so that you have a much clearer idea of the equivalence between the two units. If you wish, you can print it and have it always at hand when you cannot use our online tool.


If you need to work with the entire set of international system unitsyou have at your disposal our length unit converter available for any other calculation.

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