# How many inches are in 42 cm?

There are 16.535433070866 inches in 42 centimeters

Here you can find how many inches are there in any quantity of centimeter. You just need to type the centimeters value in the box at left (input) and you will get the answer in inches in the box at right (output).

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## How to convert 42 centimeters to inches

To calculate a value in centimeters to the corresponding value in inches, just multiply the quantity in centimeters by 0.39370078740157 (the conversion factor).

Here is the**formula**:

Value in inches = value in centimeters × 0.39370078740157

Supose you want to convert 42 cm into inches. In this case you will have:

Value in inches = 42 × 0.39370078740157 = 16.535433070866

## Definition of Centimeter

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**centimeter**(cm) is a decimal fraction of the meter, the International System of Units (SI) unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches.## Definition of Inch

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**inch**is a unit of length or distance in a number of systems of measurement, including in the US Customary Units and British Imperial Units. One inch is defined as 1⁄12 of a foot and is therefore 1⁄36 of a yard. According to the modern definition, one inch is equal to 25.4 mm exactly.Using this converter you can get answers to questions like:

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