# 1 cm to in Conversion Calculator (Centimeters to Inches) Convert length units of 1 cm to in (Centimeters to Inches) now! Converting units from Metric to Imperial is easy with our simple to use conversion calculator or keep reading to learn how to convert these units yourself!

1  Centimeters (cm) is Equal to 0.394 Inches (in)

or 1 cm = 0.394 in

## How to Convert 1 cm to in (Centimeters to Inches)

Learn how to easily convert Centimeters to Inches below.

The general equation to convert cm to in is to divide cm by 2.54.

cm to in calculation:

• Conversion factor:

1 cm to in

1 cm ÷ 2.54 = 0.393701 in

• 1 cm to in Conversion Equation

1 cm = 1 cm ÷ 2.54 = 0.394 in

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## What is a Centimeter (cm)?

A Centimeter (cm) which can also be referred to as centimetre, is a unit of length in the Metric System of Measurement. It is defined as the centimeters being equal to a hundredth of a meter.

The abbreviation symbol for a Centimeter is “cm”. For example 1 Centimeters can be written as 1 cm.

See the dictionary definition here.

## What is an Inch (in)?

An Inch (in) is a unit of length for the Imperial System of Measurement. An inch is defined as being 1/36th of a yard or 1/12th of a foot, which is a small distance.

The abbreviation symbol for an Inch is “in”. For example 1 Inches can be written as 1 in.