What length is 8 cm in inches?

Everyday, we all walk some distance and do some a little measurement of distance in metric units. Unit conversion helps you to show another person (foreigner) what is your exact measurements. 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 8 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 anotherlength 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,What distance is 8 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 8cm to inches. One is division, the other is multiplication

Converting a distance of 8 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.


what size is 8 cm in inches

how big is 8 cm into inches? From our calculations above, we can be able to convert a length d, of 8 cm to inches.

  • 8 centimeters to inches is computed thus: L(in) = 8 / 2.54 = 3.1496062992126 inches
  • To convert 8cm to inches, you get L(in) = 8 * 0.39370078740157 = 3.1496062992126 inches.
  • in fraction, we have (3+0) inch.

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


The result of converting 8 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.

8cm in inches30 decimal places
8cm to inches3.11 decimal places
8 cm to inches3.152 decimal places
8cm to inch3.153 decimal places
8 cm to inch3.14964 decimal places

The conversion of 8 cm to inch, is a whole number, around 3 cm. Note that this is an approximated value. in fractions, we got (3+0)

Approximated Conversion of 8 cm to inches

Sometimes, you might not want to convert a number which is nearer but not exactly 8. If you are dealing with whole numbers and your measurements show up a few centimeters above or under8, you need to round up right? But what if you dont need to approximate the calculations?

Some numbers you can easily approximate to 8 can come in the range 7.5 centimeters to 8.49 centimeters. Any numbers from 7.5 cm to 8.49 cm can be rounded to 8 centmeters (cm).

Approximated 8 cm to inch conversion table

Approx 8cm8cm to inch (3 dp)8cm to inch (1 dp)
7.6 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
7.7 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
7.8 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
7.9 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
8 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
8.1 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
8.2 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
8.3 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch
8.4 cm3.15 inches3.1 inch

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

Conversion of 8 centimeter to other metric units

How much distance or length is 8 cm in other units? Let us go see the equivalent values of 8 in many other units

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Cm to other units

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Detailed 8 centimeter to inches conversion charts

#1 Centimeters range : 8 cm to8.25 cm

8 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
8 cm3.1496 inches3.15 inches
8.01 cm3.1535 inches3.15 inches
8.02 cm3.1575 inches3.16 inches
8.03 cm3.1614 inches3.16 inches
8.04 cm3.1654 inches3.17 inches
8.05 cm3.1693 inches3.17 inches
8.06 cm3.1732 inches3.17 inches
8.07 cm3.1772 inches3.18 inches
8.08 cm3.1811 inches3.18 inches
8.09 cm3.185 inches3.19 inches
8.1 cm3.189 inches3.19 inches
8.11 cm3.1929 inches3.19 inches
8.12 cm3.1969 inches3.2 inches
8.13 cm3.2008 inches3.2 inches
8.14 cm3.2047 inches3.2 inches
8.15 cm3.2087 inches3.21 inches
8.16 cm3.2126 inches3.21 inches
8.17 cm3.2165 inches3.22 inches
8.18 cm3.2205 inches3.22 inches
8.19 cm3.2244 inches3.22 inches
8.2 cm3.2283 inches3.23 inches
8.21 cm3.2323 inches3.23 inches
8.22 cm3.2362 inches3.24 inches
8.23 cm3.2402 inches3.24 inches
8.24 cm3.2441 inches3.24 inches
8.25 cm3.248 inches3.25 inches

#2 Centimeters range : 8.26 cm to8.5 cm

8 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
8.26 cm3.252 inches3.25 inches
8.27 cm3.2559 inches3.26 inches
8.28 cm3.2598 inches3.26 inches
8.29 cm3.2638 inches3.26 inches
8.3 cm3.2677 inches3.27 inches
8.31 cm3.2717 inches3.27 inches
8.32 cm3.2756 inches3.28 inches
8.33 cm3.2795 inches3.28 inches
8.34 cm3.2835 inches3.28 inches
8.35 cm3.2874 inches3.29 inches
8.36 cm3.2913 inches3.29 inches
8.37 cm3.2953 inches3.3 inches
8.38 cm3.2992 inches3.3 inches
8.39 cm3.3031 inches3.3 inches
8.4 cm3.3071 inches3.31 inches
8.41 cm3.311 inches3.31 inches
8.42 cm3.315 inches3.31 inches
8.43 cm3.3189 inches3.32 inches
8.44 cm3.3228 inches3.32 inches
8.45 cm3.3268 inches3.33 inches
8.46 cm3.3307 inches3.33 inches
8.47 cm3.3346 inches3.33 inches
8.48 cm3.3386 inches3.34 inches
8.49 cm3.3425 inches3.34 inches
8.5 cm3.3465 inches3.35 inches

#3 Centimeters range : 8.51 cm to8.75 cm

8 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
8.51 cm3.3504 inches3.35 inches
8.52 cm3.3543 inches3.35 inches
8.53 cm3.3583 inches3.36 inches
8.54 cm3.3622 inches3.36 inches
8.55 cm3.3661 inches3.37 inches
8.56 cm3.3701 inches3.37 inches
8.57 cm3.374 inches3.37 inches
8.58 cm3.378 inches3.38 inches
8.59 cm3.3819 inches3.38 inches
8.6 cm3.3858 inches3.39 inches
8.61 cm3.3898 inches3.39 inches
8.62 cm3.3937 inches3.39 inches
8.63 cm3.3976 inches3.4 inches
8.64 cm3.4016 inches3.4 inches
8.65 cm3.4055 inches3.41 inches
8.66 cm3.4094 inches3.41 inches
8.67 cm3.4134 inches3.41 inches
8.68 cm3.4173 inches3.42 inches
8.69 cm3.4213 inches3.42 inches
8.7 cm3.4252 inches3.43 inches
8.71 cm3.4291 inches3.43 inches
8.72 cm3.4331 inches3.43 inches
8.73 cm3.437 inches3.44 inches
8.74 cm3.4409 inches3.44 inches
8.75 cm3.4449 inches3.44 inches

#4 Centimeters range : 8.76 cm to8.99 cm

8 centimeters (cm)inches (4 dp)inches (1 dp)
8.76 cm3.4488 inches3.45 inches
8.77 cm3.4528 inches3.45 inches
8.78 cm3.4567 inches3.46 inches
8.79 cm3.4606 inches3.46 inches
8.8 cm3.4646 inches3.46 inches
8.81 cm3.4685 inches3.47 inches
8.82 cm3.4724 inches3.47 inches
8.83 cm3.4764 inches3.48 inches
8.84 cm3.4803 inches3.48 inches
8.85 cm3.4843 inches3.48 inches
8.86 cm3.4882 inches3.49 inches
8.87 cm3.4921 inches3.49 inches
8.88 cm3.4961 inches3.5 inches
8.89 cm3.5 inches3.5 inches
8.9 cm3.5039 inches3.5 inches
8.91 cm3.5079 inches3.51 inches
8.92 cm3.5118 inches3.51 inches
8.93 cm3.5157 inches3.52 inches
8.94 cm3.5197 inches3.52 inches
8.95 cm3.5236 inches3.52 inches
8.96 cm3.5276 inches3.53 inches
8.97 cm3.5315 inches3.53 inches
8.98 cm3.5354 inches3.54 inches
8.99 cm3.5394 inches3.54 inches

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Wrap Up + FAQs

8 centimeters is closely 3 inches as a whole numbers. If you have to check your height and the accuracy is an important factor, use 2 decimal places. The 8 cm converted to inches is 3.15 . The more the decimal places, the more the error is reduced. This means 8cm = 3.149606 inch is more accurate than 8 cm = 3.15 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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