Convert 5 Centimeters (cm) to Inches (in)
This is our conversion tool for converting centimeters to inches.
To use the tool, simply enter a number in any of the inputs and the converted value will automatically appear in the opposite box.
How to convert Centimeters (cm) to Inches (in)
Converting Centimeters (cm) to Inches (in) is simple. Why is it simple? Because it only requires one basic operation: multiplication. The same is true for many types of unit conversion (there are some expections, such as temperature). To convert Centimeters (cm) to Inches (in), you just need to know that 1cm is equal to in. With that knowledge, you can solve any other similar conversion problem by multiplying the number of Centimeters (cm) by . For example, 6cm multiplied by is equal to in.
Best conversion unit for 5 Centimeters (cm)
We define the "best" unit to convert a number as the unit that is the lowest without going lower than 1. For 5 centimeters, the best unit to convert to is .