Convert inches to cm
How many centimeters in an inch?
1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm, which is the conversion factor from inches to cm.
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Facts about inch (in)
An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. A corresponding unit of area is the square inch and a corresponding unit of volume is the cubic inch. See all conversions for inches here.
Facts about centimetre (cm)
A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm), sometimes called "chim", is a unit of length that is equal to one hundredth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. See all conversions for cm here.
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