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5 cm equals 1.968505 inches.

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How many inches in 5 cm?

We usually use different units for length in different countries. There are several internationally agreed systems of measurements. For example, the metric system, Imperial units (also known as British Imperial), and the Chinese system of weights and measures. Each and every system of unit and conversion is common in various countries and regions.

Unit SystemUnits Examples
The metric systemmillimeters (mm), centimeter (cm), decimeter (dm), meter (m), dekameter (dam), hectometer (hm), and so on.
Imperial unitsinch (″), foot (ft), yard (yd), mile, nautical mile (nm), fathom, furlong, Thousandth of an inch…
The Chinese systemli, zhang, chi, cun, fen…

But how many inches in 5 cm? As we know, there are 0.393701 inches in 1 cm and 2.54 cm in an inch. Let’s convert – how much is 5 cm in inches?

So,
# Option 1:
. 1 cm = 0.393701 inches
. 5 cm = 5 x 0.393701 inches
5 cm = 5 cm ✖️ 0.393701 in = 1.968505 inches ≈ 1.968 inches 
(PS: cm = centimeter(plural: centimeters), in = inch (plural: inches))
 
OR
# Option 2:
. 1 in = 2.54 cm
. 1 cm = 1/2.54 inches
5 cm = 5 cm ➗ 2.54 cm ≈ 1.968 inches 
or 5 x 1/2.54 inches ≈ 1.968 inches

5 cm  1.968 inches

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