You can easily convert 5 inches into centimeters using each unit definition:

- Inches
- inch = 2.54 cm = 0.0254 m
- Centimeters
- centi m = 0.01 m

With this information, you can calculate the quantity of centimeters 5 inches is equal to.

## ¿How many cm are there in 5 in?

In 5 in there are 12.7 cm.

Which is the same to say that **5 inches is 12.7 centimeters**.

Five inches equals to twelve centimeters. *Approximation

### ¿What is the inverse calculation between 1 centimeter and 5 inches?

Performing the inverse calculation of the relationship between units, we obtain that **1 centimeter is 0.078740157 times 5 inches**.

A centimeter is zero times five inches. *Approximation