For example, 3 inches converted to centimeters is calculated by 3 inches x 2.5400, which results in 7.6200 centimeters. One centimeter is also equal to 10 millimeters. Milliliters, centimeters and inches are all used to measure the length of objects including humans. The inch was accepted internationally as an official unit of measurement in 1959.
To convert centimeters to inches, the formula is centimeters x 0.39. For instance, 59 centimeters x .039 is equal to 23.2 inches.Learn more about Measurements