How to convert 15 centimeters to inches
1 cm = 0.39370079 inches
15 cm = 15 × 0.39370079 = 5.90551185
15 cm = 5.90551185
Centimeters to Inches Converter Tool
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1 Centimeter(cm) = 0.39370079 inches(in), 1 inches(in) = 2.54 Centimeter(cm)
Definition of Centimeter
A centimeter or “cm”, is a unit of length in the international system of units (SI). A centimeter is 1\100 th of a meter and is obviously smaller than an inch. It comes from a Latin word “centum”. First used in 1801, the prefix of this word “centi” shows that it is equal to one hundredth of a meter. A centimeter is roughly the width of the fingernail of an average adult. When you use a ruler, it is clearly visible that there are markings for centimeter as well as inches on each side of the ruler.
Centimeter, just like meter, is used in all sorts of applications. The cm is usually, used to measure many things in the day-to-day life including the length of the car tire or the size of your notebook. In addition to measuring length, cm has other different uses, which involve measuring the level of rainfall in an area as recorded by a rain gauge (a scientific instrument used to measure amount of liquid precipitation) and converting large distances into cm and measuring them in cm on maps and globes.
- 1 cm = 0.39370079 inch
- 1 inch = 2.54 cm
Definition of inches
Inch or “in” is a unit of length. Inch is sometimes used to convert similar units into measuring system. It can be said to be equivalent to the width of the thumb of an average adult. Inch is also denoted by double prime (“). The word inch is borrowed from a Latin word “uncial”, meaning one twelfth. The exact measurement of a length of an inch have varied in the past, but since the 1950s it has been defined as 2.54millimetre
Inches are used widely. Some of the uses include measuring your TV screen or measuring your clothing.
- 1 inch = 1
- One half of an inch = 1/2
- One quarter of an inch = 1/4
- One eighth of an inch = 1/8
- One sixteenth of an inch = 1/16
- 1 inch = 0.25 hand
- 1 inch = 1\12 th feet
- 1 inch = 1\36 yards
How many inches in a cm?
1cm = 0.39370079 inches, Since inch is a bigger unit than that of a cm, 1 cm has roughly 0.39 inches in it, which can also be written as 1\2.54.
How many cm in an inch?
Since inch is a bigger unit than that of a cm, 1 cm has roughly 0.39 inches in it, which can also be written as 1\2.54.
Centimeters to inches conversion table
||1 3/16 Inches
||1 37/64 Inches
||1 31/32 Inches
||2 23/64 Inches
||2 3/4 Inches
||3 5/32 Inches
||3 35/64 Inches
||3 15/16 Inches
||7 7/8 Inches
||11 13/16 Inches
||15 3/4 Inches
||19 11/16 Inches
||23 5/8 Inches
||27 9/16 Inches
||31 1/2 Inches
||35 7/16 Inches
||39 3/8 Inches
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