# Inch to Centimeter

**Formula:**`cm = inches × 2.54`

## Introduction to Inch to Centimeter Conversion

This formula converts inches to centimeters by multiplying the number of inches by 2.54, the conversion factor from inches to centimeters. In this formula, ** cm** represents the length in centimeters, and

**represents the length in inches. The result is expressed in centimeters.**

*inches*## Parameter usage:

`inches`

= length in inches to be converted

## Example valid values:

`inches`

= 5

## Output:

`cm`

= length in centimeters

## Data validation

The number of inches should be a positive number.

## Summary

This calculator takes an input in inches and converts it to centimeters based on the conversion factor. It is universally applicable for inches to centimeter conversions.

Tags: Conversion, Measurement, Length, Inches, Centimeters