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# 3 centimeters is equal to inches?

Updated: 8/11/2023

Wiki User

15y ago

The answer is 1.18 inches (approx.). Inches and centimeters are both units of linear measurement. Inches are used in the imperial system whereas centimeters are used in the metric system. To convert from cm to inches, multiply the cm unit by 0.393701.

Wiki User

9y ago

Wiki User

10y ago

0.3937007874 in

Algebraic Steps / Dimensional Analysis Formula 1 cm*

1 in

2.54 cm

=

0.3937007874 in

Wiki User

11y ago

1 cm = 0.3937 inch

1 inch = 2.54 cm

Wiki User

14y ago

1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimetres. Therefore, 3 centimetres is equal to 3 / 2.54 centimetres. Expressed as a decimal fraction, rounded to two decimal places, this is equal to 1.18 inches.

Wiki User

15y ago

1 centimeter is 0.393701 inches.

Wiki User

15y ago

1 inch = 2.54 cm

Wiki User

14y ago

1 centimeter=0.39 inches

Wiki User

15y ago

One inch is 2.54 centimeter.

Wiki User

10y ago

Wiki User

12y ago

3.5 centimetres = 1.37795276 inches