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## How much is an inch to centimeters?

The English inch or inch were used by a large number of countries until the 19th century when the international metric system was introduced. This measurement revealed a problem similar to that which happened with the pound and it is that in many countries the inch measurements could vary which affected the calculations.

A inch corresponds to 2,54 Centimeters or 25.4 millimeters.

To avoid confusion between nations that continue to use the inch, it was determined that the dimension in millimeters is always 25.4.

If you want to know how big are the inches to inches, all you have to do is multiply it by 2.54.

For example, 8 inches x 2.54 = 20.32 centimeters / 20 inches x 2.54 = 50.8 centimeters

If you're interested, you can also convert How to Convert Inches to Square Feet.

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