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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 38.5 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 38.5 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

38.5 cm → L(in)

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

L(in) = 38.5 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 15.157480314961 in

The final result is:

38.5 cm → 15.157480314961 in

We conclude that 38.5 centimeters is equivalent to 15.157480314961 inches:

38.5 centimeters = 15.157480314961 inches

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.065974025974026 × 38.5 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 38.5 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.065974025974026 inches.

Approximate result

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

38.5 cm ≅ 15.157 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point zero six six times thirty-eight point five 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)
39.5 centimeters 15.551 inches
40.5 centimeters 15.945 inches
41.5 centimeters 16.339 inches
42.5 centimeters 16.732 inches
43.5 centimeters 17.126 inches
44.5 centimeters 17.52 inches
45.5 centimeters 17.913 inches
46.5 centimeters 18.307 inches
47.5 centimeters 18.701 inches
48.5 centimeters 19.094 inches