If you are calculating area or performing other calculations, it is often useful to convert metric units of measure to standard units of measure. With a simple equation, you can quickly convert centimeters to inches.Continue Reading
To convert centimeters to inches, you must know that 1 centimeter equals about 0.39 inches.
The equation for converting centimeters to inches is x = number of centimeters x 0.39. The equation for this conversion is x = 87 x 0.39.
To convert 87 centimeters to inches, 87 x 0.39 = 33.93 inches.