Three centimetres is equal to 1.1811 inches. One centimeter is equal to approximately 0.3937 inches. This type of conversion changes metric measurements to imperial measurements.
Continue ReadingA centimeter, abbreviated as cm, is a unit of measure in the metric system that's used to measure length. The metric system uses prefixes like "centi-" and "milli-" for measurements. "Centi-" is the prefix used to indicate 1/100th. Therefore, a centimeter is 1/100th of a meter.
In the United States, inches is the unit of measurement used for length. The abbreviation for inches is "in." One inch is 1/12th of a foot and 1/36th of a yard.
In order to convert centimeters to inches, multiply the number of centimeters by 0.3937. In the above equation, the answer was calculated by multiplying 3 by 0.3937 which equals 1.1811. To convert 2 centimeters into inches, simply multiply 2 by 0.3937.
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