## 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 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 38 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 cm → L(in)

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

L(in) = 38 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 14.96062992126 in

The final result is:

38 cm → 14.96062992126 in

We conclude that 38 centimeters is equivalent to 14.96062992126 inches:

38 centimeters = 14.96062992126 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.066842105263158 × 38 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 38 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.066842105263158 inches.

## Approximate result

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

38 cm ≅ 14.961 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point zero six seven times thirty-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)
39 centimeters 15.354 inches
40 centimeters 15.748 inches
41 centimeters 16.142 inches
42 centimeters 16.535 inches
43 centimeters 16.929 inches
44 centimeters 17.323 inches
45 centimeters 17.717 inches
46 centimeters 18.11 inches
47 centimeters 18.504 inches
48 centimeters 18.898 inches