# Converting Inches to Cm

converting inches to cm could sometimes be a tedious job for those of not accustomed with conversion for inches to centimeters. So, how does one convert centimeters to inches?What is conversion to inches to centimeters? or how does conversion to inches from centimeters work? Below, centguide.com provides answers and more to these questions.

People in the U.S. are accustomed to using inches to measure small distances. But it is often necessary to convert these units to metric units. Centimeters are the closest unit of measure to the inch, and converting between the two is second nature for those who work in scientific fields. Calculating how many centimeters are in an inch requires only a simple math equation.

Establish the number of inches that you are going to convert to centimeters.

Multiply the amount of inches times 2.54. For example, if you want to convert 7 inches to centimeters, so you multiply 7 by 2.54 to get 17.78. That means that 7 inches is equal to 17.78 cm.

Check your work by dividing the result by 2.54. If you arrive at your original number of inches, then you have properly done your work.

Check your work by dividing the result by 2.54. If you arrive at your original number of inches, then you have properly done your work.

**Inches to centimeters (cm)** conversion factor is 2.54. To find out how many centimeters in inches, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter.

**1 Inch = 2.54 Centimeters**

**There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch**, because one foot is defined as 30.48 centimeters and there are 12 inches in a foot, that makes 30.48 / 12 = 2.54 cm in an inch.

For example, to find out how many centimeters there are on a 12 inch ruler, multiply the inch value by the conversion factor, that makes 12 in * 2.54 cm = 30.48 centimeters on a 12 inch ruler.

**Inch** is an imperial and US customary length unit. 1 inch is about 2.5 times longer than a centimeter and equals to 2.54 centimeters and 25.4 millimeters. The abbreviation is “**in**“.

**Centimeter (centimetre)** is a metric system length unit. There are 100 cm in a meter, 30.48 cm in a foot and 91.44 cm in a yard. The abbreviation is “**cm**“.

## Converting Inches to cm Table

Inch | Centimeter | Inch | Centimeter | Inch | Centimeter | Inch | Centimeter | |||
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1 in | 2.54 cm | 26 in | 66.04 cm | 51 in | 129.54 cm | 76 in | 193.04 cm | |||

2 in | 5.08 cm | 27 in | 68.58 cm | 52 in | 132.08 cm | 77 in | 195.58 cm | |||

3 in | 7.62 cm | 28 in | 71.12 cm | 53 in | 134.62 cm | 78 in | 198.12 cm | |||

4 in | 10.16 cm | 29 in | 73.66 cm | 54 in | 137.16 cm | 79 in | 200.66 cm | |||

5 in | 12.7 cm | 30 in | 76.2 cm | 55 in | 139.7 cm | 80 in | 203.2 cm | |||

6 in | 15.24 cm | 31 in | 78.74 cm | 56 in | 142.24 cm | 81 in | 205.74 cm | |||

7 in | 17.78 cm | 32 in | 81.28 cm | 57 in | 144.78 cm | 82 in | 208.28 cm | |||

8 in | 20.32 cm | 33 in | 83.82 cm | 58 in | 147.32 cm | 83 in | 210.82 cm | |||

9 in | 22.86 cm | 34 in | 86.36 cm | 59 in | 149.86 cm | 84 in | 213.36 cm | |||

10 in | 25.4 cm | 35 in | 88.9 cm | 60 in | 152.4 cm | 85 in | 215.9 cm | |||

11 in | 27.94 cm | 36 in | 91.44 cm | 61 in | 154.94 cm | 86 in | 218.44 cm | |||

12 in | 30.48 cm | 37 in | 93.98 cm | 62 in | 157.48 cm | 87 in | 220.98 cm | |||

13 in | 33.02 cm | 38 in | 96.52 cm | 63 in | 160.02 cm | 88 in | 223.52 cm | |||

14 in | 35.56 cm | 39 in | 99.06 cm | 64 in | 162.56 cm | 89 in | 226.06 cm | |||

15 in | 38.1 cm | 40 in | 101.6 cm | 65 in | 165.1 cm | 90 in | 228.6 cm | |||

16 in | 40.64 cm | 41 in | 104.14 cm | 66 in | 167.64 cm | 100 in | 254 cm | |||

17 in | 43.18 cm | 42 in | 106.68 cm | 67 in | 170.18 cm | 125 in | 317.5 cm | |||

18 in | 45.72 cm | 43 in | 109.22 cm | 68 in | 172.72 cm | 150 in | 381 cm | |||

19 in | 48.26 cm | 44 in | 111.76 cm | 69 in | 175.26 cm | 175 in | 444.5 cm | |||

20 in | 50.8 cm | 45 in | 114.3 cm | 70 in | 177.8 cm | 200 in | 508 cm | |||

21 in | 53.34 cm | 46 in | 116.84 cm | 71 in | 180.34 cm | 250 in | 635 cm | |||

22 in | 55.88 cm | 47 in | 119.38 cm | 72 in | 182.88 cm | 300 in | 762 cm | |||

23 in | 58.42 cm | 48 in | 121.92 cm | 73 in | 185.42 cm | 500 in | 1270 cm | |||

24 in | 60.96 cm | 49 in | 124.46 cm | 74 in | 187.96 cm | 750 in | 1905 cm | |||

25 in | 63.5 cm | 50 in | 127 cm | 75 in | 190.5 cm | 1000 in | 2540 cm |