# From cm to inch | Centimeter to Inch Conversion

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## Centimeter to Inch Conversion

You can use the calculator above to convert centimeters to inches easily. Enter the value in centimeters and click on “convert”, then the equivalent value will pop up in inches.

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## The difference between Inch and centimeters:

Inches and centimeters are different units for measuring length. The inch equals one-twelfth 1/12 of a foot and its symbol is “in” or “inch″. It’s more common in the imperial or British system and US customary system. It’s also used in other countries like Japan to define the size of electronic sets and screens.

The centimeter is an international metric unit and its symbol is “cm”.

The centimeter equals one-hundredth 1/100 of a meter. It’s widely used in European countries, Arab countries and many other countries all over the world (in countries that have adopted metrication).

## How to convert centimeters to inches?

One centimeter is equal to 1/2.54 inches.

1 cm = 1 / 2.54 = 0.3937 in

Distance in inches is equal to the distance in centimeters divided by 2.54.

ds (inch) = ds(cm) / 2.54

### Example 1

Convert 10 centimeters to inches:

10 cm = 10 ÷ 2.54 = 0.3937 in.

### Example 2

Convert 26 centimeters to inches

26 cm = 26 ÷ 2.54 = 10.2362 in

### Example 3

Convert 20 centimeters to the inches.

20 centimeters ÷ 2.54 = 7.874 inches