# cm to inches | centimeters to inches

cm to inches Converter

## Convert cm to inches

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### How to Use the Calculator

1. Input the Length in Centimeters:

• Enter the length in centimeters (cm) in the input field.
• To enter a negative length, use the +/- button to toggle the sign.
2. Optional: Set Fraction Precision:

• Enter the denominator for the fractional inch you want the decimal part of the inch measurement rounded to (e.g., 8 for rounding to the nearest 1/8 of an inch).
3. Calculate:

• Press the “Calculate” button to perform the conversion.
• The converted length in inches, along with the fractional approximation, will be displayed below.
4. Clear:

• Press the “Clear” button to reset the input and the result.

### Formula

The conversion from centimeters to inches is done using the following formula:

$\text{inches}=\frac{\text{cm}}{2.54}$

• inches is the length in inches.
• cm is the length in centimeters.

### Examples

1. Example 1: Converting 1 cm to inches

• Input: 1 cm
• Calculation: $\frac{1}{2.54} = 0.393701$
• Result: 1 cm is approximately 0.3937 inches or 3/8 inches.
2. Example 2: Converting 10 cm to inches

• Input: 10 cm
• Calculation: $\frac{10}{2.54} = 3.93701$
• Result: 10 cm is approximately 3.937 inches or 4 inches.