## Unit Converter

## 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 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 3 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 cm → L_{(in)}

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

L_{(in)} = 3 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L_{(in)} = 1.1811023622047 in

The final result is:

3 cm → 1.1811023622047 in

We conclude that **3 centimeters is equivalent to 1.1811023622047 inches**:

3 centimeters = 1.1811023622047 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 inch is equal to 0.84666666666667 × 3 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *3 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.84666666666667 inches*.

## Approximate result

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

3 cm ≅ 1.181 in

An alternative is also that *one inch is approximately zero point eight four seven times three 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 centimeters | 1.575 inches |

5 centimeters | 1.969 inches |

6 centimeters | 2.362 inches |

7 centimeters | 2.756 inches |

8 centimeters | 3.15 inches |

9 centimeters | 3.543 inches |

10 centimeters | 3.937 inches |

11 centimeters | 4.331 inches |

12 centimeters | 4.724 inches |

13 centimeters | 5.118 inches |