**The Formula of cm to inches:**

Value in inches = value in cm × 0.39370079

1 cm = 0.39370079 inches

15 cm = 15 × 0.39370079 = 5.90551185

CM and INCHES are the terms that happen to be the most used terms related to measurements in our day-to-day lives. To understand these terms properly and to differentiate between them, we now look at these two units of measurements separately

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1 cm = 0.39370079 inches

15 cm = 15 × 0.39370079 = 5.90551185

** 15 cm = 5.90551185 **

If you want to convert more cm to inches or inches to cm. Then use our free cm to inches converter tool below.

1 Centimeter(cm) = 0.39370079 inches(in), 1 inches(in) = 2.54 Centimeter(cm)

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.

** 1cm=10 millimeters **

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.

** 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.

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 (cm) |
Inches (") (decimal) |
Inches (") (fraction) |
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1 cm | 0.3937 Inches | 25/64 Inches |

2 cm | 0.7874 Inches | 25/32 Inches |

3 cm | 1.1811 Inches | 1 3/16 Inches |

4 cm | 1.5748 Inches | 1 37/64 Inches |

5 cm | 1.9685 Inches | 1 31/32 Inches |

6 cm | 2.3622 Inches | 2 23/64 Inches |

7 cm | 2.7559 Inches | 2 3/4 Inches |

8 cm | 3.1496 Inches | 3 5/32 Inches |

9 cm | 3.5433 Inches | 3 35/64 Inches |

10 cm | 3.9370 Inches | 3 15/16 Inches |

20 cm | 7.8740 Inches | 7 7/8 Inches |

30 cm | 11.8110 Inches | 11 13/16 Inches |

40 cm | 15.7840 Inches | 15 3/4 Inches |

50 cm | 19.6850 Inches | 19 11/16 Inches |

60 cm | 23.6220 Inches | 23 5/8 Inches |

70 cm | 27.5591 Inches | 27 9/16 Inches |

80 cm | 31.4961 Inches | 31 1/2 Inches |

90 cm | 35.4331 Inches | 35 7/16 Inches |

100 cm | 39.3701 Inches | 39 3/8 Inches |

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