3.5 cm to inches
How to convert 3.5 cm to inches?
Know Your Conversion Factor
In this process, the conversion factor is vital. You should know that 1 inch equals 2.54 cm. Inch is a unit of length or distance.
Set Up the Conversion
Start your conversion. Write down the figure in cm (3.5 cm) that you wish to convert to inches.
Apply the Conversion Factor
Now apply the conversion factor. Divide your figure by the factor (2.54).
Do the Math
Now do the math. The result is 1.37795 inches. This is the conversion of 3.5 cm to inches.
Centimeters and Inches
Centimeters (cm) and inches are both units of length. They come from different systems. Cm is from the metric system, while inches belong to the imperial system.
The Conversion Factor
A conversion factor is a value that transitions units from one system to another. In our case, 2.54 is the factor converting cm to inches.
The Metric System
The metric system is a decimal-based system. It's used around the globe. Cm is a key unit in this system.
The Imperial System
The Imperial system has a long history. It's still used today, especially in the USA. Inches are an integral unit in this system.