## 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 42.5 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 42.5 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

42.5 cm → L(in)

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

L(in) = 42.5 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 16.732283464567 in

The final result is:

42.5 cm → 16.732283464567 in

We conclude that 42.5 centimeters is equivalent to 16.732283464567 inches:

42.5 centimeters = 16.732283464567 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.059764705882353 × 42.5 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 42.5 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.059764705882353 inches.

## Approximate result

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

42.5 cm ≅ 16.732 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point zero six times forty-two 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)
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
49.5 centimeters 19.488 inches
50.5 centimeters 19.882 inches
51.5 centimeters 20.276 inches
52.5 centimeters 20.669 inches