## 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 3.8 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 3.8 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

3.8 cm → L(in)

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

L(in) = 3.8 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 1.496062992126 in

The final result is:

3.8 cm → 1.496062992126 in

We conclude that 3.8 centimeters is equivalent to 1.496062992126 inches:

3.8 centimeters = 1.496062992126 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.66842105263158 × 3.8 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 3.8 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.66842105263158 inches.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three point eight centimeters is approximately one point four nine six inches:

3.8 cm ≅ 1.496 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point six six eight times three point eight 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)
4.8 centimeters 1.89 inches
5.8 centimeters 2.283 inches
6.8 centimeters 2.677 inches
7.8 centimeters 3.071 inches
8.8 centimeters 3.465 inches
9.8 centimeters 3.858 inches
10.8 centimeters 4.252 inches
11.8 centimeters 4.646 inches
12.8 centimeters 5.039 inches
13.8 centimeters 5.433 inches