The equivalent of 98 centimeters is 38.58 inches. That number is determined by using the formula in which 98 is multiplied by 0.39. There are 0.39 centimeters in every inch.
The centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system of measurement. The centimeter is used throughout most of the world and is the standard unit for scientific research. The inch is a unit of measurement in the imperial system of measurement that is primarily used in the United States and Canada. Many people in the United Kingdom and parts of the commonwealth use the imperial system for unofficial purposes.