How to convert 120 cm into inches?

Everyday, we all walk some distance and do some a little measurement of size in metric units. Doing calculations in my preferred unit of measurement and knowing how to compute data into that units has saved me a lot of time. One good thing is, inches and centimeters are both inter-convertible units of distance. Here, you’ll learn how to convert cm to inches and also find out how much is 120 cm into inches ?

The basics to convert cm to inches!

A centimeter, (centimeter) with symbol “cm” is one of the international standard and metric unit of length. One centimeter is equal to 1/100th or 0.01 meter. An inch(in.)is anotherwidth measuring systems Which is is equal to 1/12th of a foot or a length of 2.54 centimeters.

The centimeter or cm, is one of the metric system, widely used in the world. Inches is the standard American Engineering system (SAE), which can be traced back to Roman system of measurement.

You will find inches widely used in industrial manufacturing and consumer products in the US, including medicine, science and government. American students should be familiar with both metric and SAE system

So,How to convert 120 cm to inches ?

How to convert centimeters to inches

How many cm in an inch are there anyway? 1 centimeter is equal to 0.3937007874015748 inches in decimals, which is the same as 1/2.54 as a fraction.

1 cm = 0.3937007874015748″ = (1/2.54)”

The Cm to inches Conversion Formula: There are two ways to convert 120cm to inches. One is division, the other is multiplication

Converting a distance of 120 cm to inches : Division method

Length in inches = length in centimeters(cm)/ 2.54

For short, L(in) = L(cm)/2.54

The 2.54 is called the cm to inches conversion factor.

Converting centimeters to inches : Multiplication method

Length in inches = length in centimeters(cm)* 0.39370078740157

this means, L(in) = L(cm)* 0.39370078740157

This 0.39370078740157 is also called the conversion factor.

How wide is 120 cm in inches

How long is 120 cm into inches? From our calculations above, we can be able to convert a length d, of 120 cm to inches.

  • Division method: L(in) = 120 / 2.54 = 47.244094488189 inches.=
  • Multiplication method: L(in) = 120 * 0.39370078740157 = 47.244094488189 inches.
  • in fraction, we have (47+0) inch.

You see that we have to simply divide or multiply the number by the corresponding factor.

The result of converting 120 cm into inches

The answer we got above look pretty longer and hard to comprehend, especially, if you have no basic maths skills

We can shorten the decimal places from the results. You know why? a number with fewer decimal places is easy an practical to interpret and measure with standard tapes an rulers.

120cm in inches470 decimal places
120cm to inches47.21 decimal places
120 cm to inches47.242 decimal places
120cm to inch47.2443 decimal places
120 cm to inch47.24414 decimal places

The conversion of 120 cm to inch, is a whole number, around 47 cm. Note that this is an approximated value. in fractions, we got (47+0)

Approximated Conversion of 120 cm to inches

Sometimes, you might not want to convert a number which is nearer but not exactly 120. If you are dealing with whole numbers and your measurements show up a few centimeters above or under120, you need to round up right? But what if you dont need to approximate the calculations?

Some numbers you can easily approximate to 120 can come in the range 119.5 centimeters to 120.49 centimeters. Any numbers from 119.5 cm to 120.49 cm can be rounded to 120 centmeters (cm).

Approximated 120 cm to inch conversion table

Approx 120cm120cm to inch (3 dp)120cm to inch (1 dp)
119.6 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
119.7 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
119.8 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
119.9 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
120 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
120.1 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
120.2 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
120.3 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch
120.4 cm47.244 inches47.2 inch

Unit conversion : 1 cm/2.54 = 0.39370078740157 = 25/64 in.

Conversion of 120 centimeter to other metric units

How much distance or length is 120 cm in other units? Let us go see the equivalent values of 120 in many other units

Other Units1 cm equals120cm equivalence
kilometers0.0001km0.01km
meters0.01m1.2m
Decimeters0.1dm12dm
Centimeters1cm120cm
Millimeters10mm1200mm
Inches0.3937in.47.24in.
Feet0.0328ft3.94ft
Miles0mi0mi
Yards0.0109yd1.31yd
pixel37.795px4535.4px

Cm to other units

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Detailed 120 centimeter to inches conversion charts

#1 Centimeters range : 120 cm to120.25 cm

120 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
120 cm47.2441 inches47.24 inches
120.01 cm47.248 inches47.25 inches
120.02 cm47.252 inches47.25 inches
120.03 cm47.2559 inches47.26 inches
120.04 cm47.2598 inches47.26 inches
120.05 cm47.2638 inches47.26 inches
120.06 cm47.2677 inches47.27 inches
120.07 cm47.2717 inches47.27 inches
120.08 cm47.2756 inches47.28 inches
120.09 cm47.2795 inches47.28 inches
120.1 cm47.2835 inches47.28 inches
120.11 cm47.2874 inches47.29 inches
120.12 cm47.2913 inches47.29 inches
120.13 cm47.2953 inches47.3 inches
120.14 cm47.2992 inches47.3 inches
120.15 cm47.3031 inches47.3 inches
120.16 cm47.3071 inches47.31 inches
120.17 cm47.311 inches47.31 inches
120.18 cm47.315 inches47.31 inches
120.19 cm47.3189 inches47.32 inches
120.2 cm47.3228 inches47.32 inches
120.21 cm47.3268 inches47.33 inches
120.22 cm47.3307 inches47.33 inches
120.23 cm47.3346 inches47.33 inches
120.24 cm47.3386 inches47.34 inches
120.25 cm47.3425 inches47.34 inches

#2 Centimeters range : 120.26 cm to120.5 cm

120 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
120.26 cm47.3465 inches47.35 inches
120.27 cm47.3504 inches47.35 inches
120.28 cm47.3543 inches47.35 inches
120.29 cm47.3583 inches47.36 inches
120.3 cm47.3622 inches47.36 inches
120.31 cm47.3661 inches47.37 inches
120.32 cm47.3701 inches47.37 inches
120.33 cm47.374 inches47.37 inches
120.34 cm47.378 inches47.38 inches
120.35 cm47.3819 inches47.38 inches
120.36 cm47.3858 inches47.39 inches
120.37 cm47.3898 inches47.39 inches
120.38 cm47.3937 inches47.39 inches
120.39 cm47.3976 inches47.4 inches
120.4 cm47.4016 inches47.4 inches
120.41 cm47.4055 inches47.41 inches
120.42 cm47.4094 inches47.41 inches
120.43 cm47.4134 inches47.41 inches
120.44 cm47.4173 inches47.42 inches
120.45 cm47.4213 inches47.42 inches
120.46 cm47.4252 inches47.43 inches
120.47 cm47.4291 inches47.43 inches
120.48 cm47.4331 inches47.43 inches
120.49 cm47.437 inches47.44 inches
120.5 cm47.4409 inches47.44 inches

#3 Centimeters range : 120.51 cm to120.75 cm

120 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
120.51 cm47.4449 inches47.44 inches
120.52 cm47.4488 inches47.45 inches
120.53 cm47.4528 inches47.45 inches
120.54 cm47.4567 inches47.46 inches
120.55 cm47.4606 inches47.46 inches
120.56 cm47.4646 inches47.46 inches
120.57 cm47.4685 inches47.47 inches
120.58 cm47.4724 inches47.47 inches
120.59 cm47.4764 inches47.48 inches
120.6 cm47.4803 inches47.48 inches
120.61 cm47.4843 inches47.48 inches
120.62 cm47.4882 inches47.49 inches
120.63 cm47.4921 inches47.49 inches
120.64 cm47.4961 inches47.5 inches
120.65 cm47.5 inches47.5 inches
120.66 cm47.5039 inches47.5 inches
120.67 cm47.5079 inches47.51 inches
120.68 cm47.5118 inches47.51 inches
120.69 cm47.5157 inches47.52 inches
120.7 cm47.5197 inches47.52 inches
120.71 cm47.5236 inches47.52 inches
120.72 cm47.5276 inches47.53 inches
120.73 cm47.5315 inches47.53 inches
120.74 cm47.5354 inches47.54 inches
120.75 cm47.5394 inches47.54 inches

#4 Centimeters range : 120.76 cm to120.99 cm

120 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
120.76 cm47.5433 inches47.54 inches
120.77 cm47.5472 inches47.55 inches
120.78 cm47.5512 inches47.55 inches
120.79 cm47.5551 inches47.56 inches
120.8 cm47.5591 inches47.56 inches
120.81 cm47.563 inches47.56 inches
120.82 cm47.5669 inches47.57 inches
120.83 cm47.5709 inches47.57 inches
120.84 cm47.5748 inches47.57 inches
120.85 cm47.5787 inches47.58 inches
120.86 cm47.5827 inches47.58 inches
120.87 cm47.5866 inches47.59 inches
120.88 cm47.5906 inches47.59 inches
120.89 cm47.5945 inches47.59 inches
120.9 cm47.5984 inches47.6 inches
120.91 cm47.6024 inches47.6 inches
120.92 cm47.6063 inches47.61 inches
120.93 cm47.6102 inches47.61 inches
120.94 cm47.6142 inches47.61 inches
120.95 cm47.6181 inches47.62 inches
120.96 cm47.622 inches47.62 inches
120.97 cm47.626 inches47.63 inches
120.98 cm47.6299 inches47.63 inches
120.99 cm47.6339 inches47.63 inches

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Wrap Up + FAQs

120 centimeters is approximately 47 inches as a whole numbers. If you have to check your height and the accuracy is an important factor, use 2 decimal places. The 120 cm converted to inches is 47.24 . The more the decimal places, the more the error is reduced. This means 120cm = 47.244094 inch is more accurate than 120 cm = 47.244 inchES

How many inches in a centimeter?

A length of one centimeter is equal to 0.3937 inches.

  • 1cm to inches = 1cm / 2.54
  • 1cm to inches = 0.3937007874 inches (decimals)
  • 1cm into inches = 25/64 in (fraction)

How many centimeters in an inch of length?

how many cm is equal to one inch? One-inch distance is equal to 2.54 centimeters: 1in = 2.54×1in = 2.54cm

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