How to convert Centimeter to InchA centimetre or centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the SI prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre-gram-second (CGS) system of units.
The inch is a unit of length in the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. It is equal to 1/36 yard or 1/12 of a foot. Derived from the Roman uncia, the word inch is also sometimes used to translate similar units in other measurement systems, usually understood as deriving from the width of the human thumb.
Use the following method to convert a centimeter into an inch unit:
One centimeter equals to 1/2.54 inch.
10 cm = 10 * ( 1 / 2.54 = ~0.393700787 ) in = ~3.937007874 in