How many centimeters is 1/5 inches? The answer to this question is 1/5 of an inch equals 0.508 centimeters.
Converting 1/5 inches to centimeters can be done in two steps. First, we need to convert the fraction 1/5 inches to decimal inches, and then convert the decimal inches to decimal centimeters.
To convert 1/5 inches from a fraction to a decimal, we simply divide the numerator 1 by the denominator 5 to get a decimal inch of 0.2 inches.
Then, we need to understand that one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters, so 0.2 inch multiply by 2.54, we can get the answer of decimal inch to centimeters.
The answer and the calculation process will be listed below to clearly show you how to convert 1/5 inch to cm.
1/5 in = 0.2 in
0.2 in = 0.2 in × 2.54 = 0.508 cm