## 145 cm to inches The previous step gave you the answer in decimal inches 9. The international inch is defined to be equal to Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. You can do the reverse unit conversion from inches to cm , or enter any two units below: Convert from decimal inches to an usable fraction of inch The previous step gave you the answer in decimal inches 9.      ## Definition of centimeter A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre. The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 10 3 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements.

A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person. An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the s and s, respectively.

The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres. The international inch is defined to be equal to You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data.

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