# Question: What is five eighths in CM?

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58 = 172.72 cm.

We assume you are converting between inch and centimetre. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between inches and centimetres. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the 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 What is five eighths in CM? two in the 1960s and 1970s, 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.

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The international inch is defined to be equal to 25. 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.

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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. Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types.