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Convert 1/2 inch to cm

1/2 inch = 1.27 cm

Result: 1/2 of an inch is equivalent to 1.27 centimeters.

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How many cm is 1/2 inch?

The answer is 1.27 centimeters, which is also the answer to the question "What is 1/2 inch in cm?".

How to convert 1/2 inch to cm?

To convert 1/2 inch to centimeters, follow these two steps: first convert the 1/2 inch fraction to decimal inches, and then convert the decimal inches to decimal centimeters.

To convert 1/2 inch from a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator 1 by the denominator 2 to get a decimal inch of 0.5 inches.

Since there are 2.54 cm in an inch, multiplying 0.5 inches by 2.54 gives us the answer in decimal inches to millimeters.

The answer and calculation process are listed below to show how to convert 1/2 inch to cm.

1/2 inch = 1 ÷ 2 = 0.5 in
0.5 in × 2.54 = 1.27 cm

Therefore, 1/2 inch is equal to 1.27 centimeters.

See also

  1. 1 1/2 inches to cm
  2. 1/2 inch to mm

Inch fraction to cm conversion table

Inches (fraction)Inches (decimal)Centimeters
1/2 in0.5 in1.27 cm
1/4 in0.25 in0.635 cm
3/4 in0.75 in1.905 cm
1/8 in0.125 in0.3175 cm
3/8 in0.375 in0.9525 cm
5/8 in0.625 in1.5875 cm
7/8 in0.875 in2.2225 cm
1/16 in0.0625 in0.1587 cm
3/16 in0.1875 in0.4762 cm
5/16 in0.3125 in0.7937 cm
7/16 in0.4375 in1.1112 cm
9/16 in0.5625 in1.4287 cm
11/16 in0.6875 in1.7462 cm
13/16 in0.8125 in2.0637 cm
15/16 in0.9375 in2.3812 cm
1/32 in0.0312 in0.0792 cm

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