# What is a Centimeter

## What is a Centimeter?

A Centimeter is metric unit to measure the length. cm is the symbol of centimeters. Centimeter is also spelled as centimetre. It is most of converted to inches and vice versa. A centimeters are smaller in length when comparing to the inches. One inch is equals to 2.54 centimeters. Centimeter (centimetre) is a metric system length unit. The symbol to denote centimeters is “cm“.

### How many inches in 1 centimeter?

There are n *0.3937007874 inches in centimeters. 1 Centimeter is equal to 0.3937007874 inch. To convert cm to inches, we multiply the centimeter value by 0.3937007874

For example, to find out how many inches there are in n centimeters, multiply by 0.3937007874, that makes n*(0.3937007874) inches in n centimeters.

1 Centimeter = 0.3937007874 Inch
n Centimeter = n * 0.3937007874 Inch

You can use our centimetre to inches metric calculator to convert centimeters to inches, and other metric units

### Formula to convert Centimeters to Inches

We can use the below equation to convert centimeters to inches, cm to inches to formula would be written like this:
1 cm = 0.3937007874 Inch
n cm = n * 0.3937007874 inch.
For example, 25 centimeter = 25* 0.3937007874 = 9.842519685 inches.

###### What is an Inch?

An inch is a unit of length metric, one twelfth of a foot. An inch is longer when compares to centimetre (1 Inch is equal to 2.54 cm), often converts inches to centimeters and vice versa. The symbol to denote inches is “in“.