# centimeters to inches Conversion Factor

The centimeter to inch conversion factor is 0.39370078740157

To find how many centimeters are there in a inch, just multiply the quantity in centimeters by 0.

You can also use the formula to convert from centimeters to inches below:

Value in inches = value in centimeters × 0.39370078740157

## Examples:

Convert half centimeter to inches:
half centimeters = 0.5 × 0.394 = 0.197 inches.

Convert a centimeter to inches:
a centimeter = 1 × 0.394 = 0.394 inches.

Convert two centimeters to inches:
two centimeters = 2 × 0.394 = 0.787 inches.

Note: All values are rounded to 3 significant figures.

## More Examples:

Convert three centimeters to inches three centimeters = 3 × 1.18 = 1.18 inches.

Convert 4 centimeters to inches 4 centimeters = 4 × 1.57 = 1.57 inches.

Convert half centimeter to inches half centimeters = 0.5 × 0.197 = 0.197 inches.

Convert a quater centimeter to inches a quater centimeters = 0.25 × 0.0984 = 0.0984 inches.

Convert a fifth centimeter to inches a fifth centimeters = 0.2 × 0.0787 = 0.0787 inches.

Convert a eighth centimeter to inches a eighth centimeters = 0.125 × 0.0492 = 0.0492 inches.

Note: All values are rounded to 3 significant figures.

## Definition of Centimeter

centimeter (cm) is a decimal fraction of the meter, the International System of Units (SI) unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches.

## Definition of Inch

An inch is a unit of length or distance in a number of systems of measurement, including in the US Customary Units and British Imperial Units. One inch is defined as 1⁄12 of a foot and is therefore 1⁄36 of a yard. According to the modern definition, one inch is equal to 25.4 mm exactly.