## 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 40.2 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 40.2 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

40.2 cm → L(in)

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

L(in) = 40.2 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 15.826771653543 in

The final result is:

40.2 cm → 15.826771653543 in

We conclude that 40.2 centimeters is equivalent to 15.826771653543 inches:

40.2 centimeters = 15.826771653543 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.06318407960199 × 40.2 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 40.2 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.06318407960199 inches.

## Approximate result

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

40.2 cm ≅ 15.827 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point zero six three times forty point two 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)
41.2 centimeters 16.22 inches
42.2 centimeters 16.614 inches
43.2 centimeters 17.008 inches
44.2 centimeters 17.402 inches
45.2 centimeters 17.795 inches
46.2 centimeters 18.189 inches
47.2 centimeters 18.583 inches
48.2 centimeters 18.976 inches
49.2 centimeters 19.37 inches
50.2 centimeters 19.764 inches