There are 2.54 centimeters in one inch, which means that the conversion value is 2.54. The conversion value is used to divide the centimeter total, because there are multiple centimeters per inch.
To convert centimeters to inches, divide the centimeter total by 2.54. Eighty-two divided by 2.54 equals 32.28. This total rounds down to 32.
The final step is to label the final total with the correct unit. Eighty-two centimeters equals 32 inches.