# How many inches are in a Centimeter?

Inches and centimeters are units of measuring lengths in the Imperial system of measurement.

## Answer: 1 centimeter is equal to 0.4 inches.

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**Explanation :**

Inches and centimeters are often used to measure smaller lengths and are imperial and SI units of length respectively.

One inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters.

1 cm = 1/2.54 = 0.4 inches.

We can also use Cuemath's online metric conversion calculator, to calculate how many inches there are in a centimeter.