How many centimeters is 5/16 inches? The answer to this question is 5/16 of an inch equals 0.7937 centimeters.
Converting 5/16 inches to centimeters can be done in two steps. First, we need to convert the fraction 5/16 inches to decimal inches, and then convert the decimal inches to decimal centimeters.
To convert 5/16 inches from a fraction to a decimal, we simply divide the numerator 5 by the denominator 16 to get a decimal inch of 0.3125 inches.
Then, we need to understand that one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters, so 0.3125 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 5/16 inch to cm.
5/16 in = 0.3125 in
0.3125 in = 0.3125 in × 2.54 = 0.7937 cm