## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to inches is 0.39370078740157, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 0.39370078740157 inches:

1 cm = 0.39370078740157 in

To convert 15 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 15 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to inches. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 0.39370078740157 in

15 cm → L(in)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in inches:

L(in) = 15 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 5.9055118110236 in

The final result is:

15 cm → 5.9055118110236 in

We conclude that 15 centimeters is equivalent to 5.9055118110236 inches:

15 centimeters = 5.9055118110236 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.16933333333333 × 15 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 15 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.16933333333333 inches.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifteen centimeters is approximately five point nine zero six inches:

15 cm ≅ 5.906 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point one six nine times fifteen centimeters.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to inches chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from centimeters to inches

centimeters (cm) inches (in)
16 centimeters 6.299 inches
17 centimeters 6.693 inches
18 centimeters 7.087 inches
19 centimeters 7.48 inches
20 centimeters 7.874 inches
21 centimeters 8.268 inches
22 centimeters 8.661 inches
23 centimeters 9.055 inches
24 centimeters 9.449 inches
25 centimeters 9.843 inches