Everyday, we all walk some distance and do some a little measurement of width in metric units. What if you want to worth with inches when your units are measured in centimeters?. 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 what length is 50 cm to 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 anothersize 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 much 50 cm in 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)”

### Converting centimeters to inches : Multiplication method

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

For short, L(in) = L(cm)* 0.39370078740157

This 0.39370078740157 is also called the conversion factor.

## what is 50 cm to inches

how big is 50 cm to inches? From our calculations above, we can be able to convert a length d, of 50 cm to inches.

- Division method:
L(in) = 50 / 2.54 = 19.685039370079 inches.=- Multiplication method:
L(in) = 50 * 0.39370078740157 = 19.685039370079 inches.- in fraction, we have 20/1(20+0) inch.
You see that we have to simply divide or multiply the number by the corresponding factor

## The result of converting 50 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.

50cm in inches | 20 | 0 decimal places |

50cm to inches | 19.7 | 1 decimal places |

50 cm to inches | 19.69 | 2 decimal places |

50cm to inch | 19.685 | 3 decimal places |

50 cm to inch | 19.685 | 4 decimal places |

**The conversion of 50 cm to inch, is a whole number, around 20 cm**. Note that this is an approximated value. in fractions, we got 20/1(20+0)

## Approximated Conversion of 50 cm to inches

Sometimes, you might not want to convert a number which is nearer but not exactly 50. If you are dealing with whole numbers and your measurements show up a few centimeters above or under50, you need to round up right? But what if you dont need to approximate the calculations?

Some numbers you can easily approximate to 50 can come in the range 49.5 centimeters to 50.49 centimeters. ** Any numbers from 49.5 cm to 50.49 cm can be rounded to 50 centmeters (cm).**

#### Approximated 50 cm to inch conversion table

Approx 50cm | 50cm to inch (3 dp) | 50cm to inch (1 dp) |
---|---|---|

49.6 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

49.7 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

49.8 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

49.9 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

50 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

50.1 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

50.2 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

50.3 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

50.4 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.7 inch |

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

## Conversion of 50 centimeter to other metric units

How much distance or length is 50 cm in other units? Let us go see the equivalent values of 50 in many other units

Other Units | 1 cm equals | 50cm equivalence |

kilometers | 0.0001km | 0.01km |

meters | 0.01m | 0.5m |

Decimeters | 0.1dm | 5dm |

Centimeters | 1cm | 50cm |

Millimeters | 10mm | 500mm |

Inches | 0.3937in. | 19.69in. |

Feet | 0.0328ft | 1.64ft |

Miles | 0mi | 0mi |

Yards | 0.0109yd | 0.55yd |

pixel | 37.795px | 1889.75px |

Cm to other units

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## Detailed 50 centimeter to inches conversion charts

### #1 Centimeters range : 50 cm to50.25 cm

50 centimeters (cm) | inches (4 dp) | inches (1 dp) |

50 cm | 19.685 inches | 19.69 inches |

50.01 cm | 19.689 inches | 19.69 inches |

50.02 cm | 19.6929 inches | 19.69 inches |

50.03 cm | 19.6969 inches | 19.7 inches |

50.04 cm | 19.7008 inches | 19.7 inches |

50.05 cm | 19.7047 inches | 19.7 inches |

50.06 cm | 19.7087 inches | 19.71 inches |

50.07 cm | 19.7126 inches | 19.71 inches |

50.08 cm | 19.7165 inches | 19.72 inches |

50.09 cm | 19.7205 inches | 19.72 inches |

50.1 cm | 19.7244 inches | 19.72 inches |

50.11 cm | 19.7283 inches | 19.73 inches |

50.12 cm | 19.7323 inches | 19.73 inches |

50.13 cm | 19.7362 inches | 19.74 inches |

50.14 cm | 19.7402 inches | 19.74 inches |

50.15 cm | 19.7441 inches | 19.74 inches |

50.16 cm | 19.748 inches | 19.75 inches |

50.17 cm | 19.752 inches | 19.75 inches |

50.18 cm | 19.7559 inches | 19.76 inches |

50.19 cm | 19.7598 inches | 19.76 inches |

50.2 cm | 19.7638 inches | 19.76 inches |

50.21 cm | 19.7677 inches | 19.77 inches |

50.22 cm | 19.7717 inches | 19.77 inches |

50.23 cm | 19.7756 inches | 19.78 inches |

50.24 cm | 19.7795 inches | 19.78 inches |

50.25 cm | 19.7835 inches | 19.78 inches |

### #2 Centimeters range : 50.26 cm to50.5 cm

50 centimeters (cm) | inches (4 dp) | inches (1 dp) |

50.26 cm | 19.7874 inches | 19.79 inches |

50.27 cm | 19.7913 inches | 19.79 inches |

50.28 cm | 19.7953 inches | 19.8 inches |

50.29 cm | 19.7992 inches | 19.8 inches |

50.3 cm | 19.8031 inches | 19.8 inches |

50.31 cm | 19.8071 inches | 19.81 inches |

50.32 cm | 19.811 inches | 19.81 inches |

50.33 cm | 19.815 inches | 19.81 inches |

50.34 cm | 19.8189 inches | 19.82 inches |

50.35 cm | 19.8228 inches | 19.82 inches |

50.36 cm | 19.8268 inches | 19.83 inches |

50.37 cm | 19.8307 inches | 19.83 inches |

50.38 cm | 19.8346 inches | 19.83 inches |

50.39 cm | 19.8386 inches | 19.84 inches |

50.4 cm | 19.8425 inches | 19.84 inches |

50.41 cm | 19.8465 inches | 19.85 inches |

50.42 cm | 19.8504 inches | 19.85 inches |

50.43 cm | 19.8543 inches | 19.85 inches |

50.44 cm | 19.8583 inches | 19.86 inches |

50.45 cm | 19.8622 inches | 19.86 inches |

50.46 cm | 19.8661 inches | 19.87 inches |

50.47 cm | 19.8701 inches | 19.87 inches |

50.48 cm | 19.874 inches | 19.87 inches |

50.49 cm | 19.878 inches | 19.88 inches |

50.5 cm | 19.8819 inches | 19.88 inches |

### #3 Centimeters range : 50.51 cm to50.75 cm

50 centimeters (cm) | inches (4 dp) | inches (1 dp) |

50.51 cm | 19.8858 inches | 19.89 inches |

50.52 cm | 19.8898 inches | 19.89 inches |

50.53 cm | 19.8937 inches | 19.89 inches |

50.54 cm | 19.8976 inches | 19.9 inches |

50.55 cm | 19.9016 inches | 19.9 inches |

50.56 cm | 19.9055 inches | 19.91 inches |

50.57 cm | 19.9094 inches | 19.91 inches |

50.58 cm | 19.9134 inches | 19.91 inches |

50.59 cm | 19.9173 inches | 19.92 inches |

50.6 cm | 19.9213 inches | 19.92 inches |

50.61 cm | 19.9252 inches | 19.93 inches |

50.62 cm | 19.9291 inches | 19.93 inches |

50.63 cm | 19.9331 inches | 19.93 inches |

50.64 cm | 19.937 inches | 19.94 inches |

50.65 cm | 19.9409 inches | 19.94 inches |

50.66 cm | 19.9449 inches | 19.94 inches |

50.67 cm | 19.9488 inches | 19.95 inches |

50.68 cm | 19.9528 inches | 19.95 inches |

50.69 cm | 19.9567 inches | 19.96 inches |

50.7 cm | 19.9606 inches | 19.96 inches |

50.71 cm | 19.9646 inches | 19.96 inches |

50.72 cm | 19.9685 inches | 19.97 inches |

50.73 cm | 19.9724 inches | 19.97 inches |

50.74 cm | 19.9764 inches | 19.98 inches |

50.75 cm | 19.9803 inches | 19.98 inches |

### #4 Centimeters range : 50.76 cm to50.99 cm

50 centimeters (cm) | inches (4 dp) | inches (1 dp) |

50.76 cm | 19.9843 inches | 19.98 inches |

50.77 cm | 19.9882 inches | 19.99 inches |

50.78 cm | 19.9921 inches | 19.99 inches |

50.79 cm | 19.9961 inches | 20 inches |

50.8 cm | 20 inches | 20 inches |

50.81 cm | 20.0039 inches | 20 inches |

50.82 cm | 20.0079 inches | 20.01 inches |

50.83 cm | 20.0118 inches | 20.01 inches |

50.84 cm | 20.0157 inches | 20.02 inches |

50.85 cm | 20.0197 inches | 20.02 inches |

50.86 cm | 20.0236 inches | 20.02 inches |

50.87 cm | 20.0276 inches | 20.03 inches |

50.88 cm | 20.0315 inches | 20.03 inches |

50.89 cm | 20.0354 inches | 20.04 inches |

50.9 cm | 20.0394 inches | 20.04 inches |

50.91 cm | 20.0433 inches | 20.04 inches |

50.92 cm | 20.0472 inches | 20.05 inches |

50.93 cm | 20.0512 inches | 20.05 inches |

50.94 cm | 20.0551 inches | 20.06 inches |

50.95 cm | 20.0591 inches | 20.06 inches |

50.96 cm | 20.063 inches | 20.06 inches |

50.97 cm | 20.0669 inches | 20.07 inches |

50.98 cm | 20.0709 inches | 20.07 inches |

50.99 cm | 20.0748 inches | 20.07 inches |

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## Wrap Up + FAQs

50 centimeters isabout 20 inches as a whole numbers. If you have to check your height and the accuracy is an important factor, use 2 decimal places. The50 cm converted to inches is 19.69 . The more the decimal places, the more the error is reduced. This means 50cm = 19.685039inch is more accurate than 50 cm = 19.685inch

### 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**