## 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 31 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 31 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

31 cm → L(in)

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

L(in) = 31 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 12.204724409449 in

The final result is:

31 cm → 12.204724409449 in

We conclude that 31 centimeters is equivalent to 12.204724409449 inches:

31 centimeters = 12.204724409449 inches ## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.081935483870968 × 31 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 31 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.081935483870968 inches.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that thirty-one centimeters is approximately twelve point two zero five inches:

31 cm ≅ 12.205 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point zero eight two times thirty-one 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)
32 centimeters 12.598 inches
33 centimeters 12.992 inches
34 centimeters 13.386 inches
35 centimeters 13.78 inches
36 centimeters 14.173 inches
37 centimeters 14.567 inches
38 centimeters 14.961 inches
39 centimeters 15.354 inches
40 centimeters 15.748 inches
41 centimeters 16.142 inches