As there are approximately 0.3937 inches in a centimeter, 56 centimeters equals about 22.05 inches. In order to convert centimeters to inches manually, multiply the number of centimeters (in this problem 56) by 0.3937.
One inch is 2.54 centimeters. Convert inches to centimeters by multiplying the number of inches by this value. The centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system, while the inch is one of the most common units in the systems used in the United States and the United Kingdom. An inch is equal to one-twelfth of a foot, and a centimeter equals one-hundredth of a meter.