8 Centimeter to Inch

Convert 8 (eight) Centimeters to Inches (cm to in) with our conversion calculator.

8 Centimeters to Inches equals 3.1496 in.

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Convert 8 Centimeters to Inches (cm to in) with our conversion calculator.

8 Centimeters to Inches equals 3.1496 in.

To convert centimeters into inches, we use the conversion factor that 1 inch equals 2.54 centimeters. To find out how many inches 8 centimeters is, the calculation would be the number of centimeters divided by the conversion factor. Therefore, the calculation to convert 8 cm into inches is:

8 cm ÷ 2.54 cm/inch = 3.149606299 inches

When performing the calculation, we take the original measurement in centimeters, which is 8 cm in this case, and divide it by the value of 1 inch in centimeters, which is 2.54. This gives us the result in the desired unit - inches. The calculation shows that 8 centimeters is equal to approximately 3.15 inches. The process involves a simple division, and it’s how measurements are converted from the metric system (centimeters) to the imperial system (inches), which is common in several countries including the United States.

List of items that are approximately 8 cm in length:

  • A standard credit card:

    • Credit cards are typically 8.56 cm in length, which is very close to 8 cm. They're a universal tool for financial transactions.
  • A small smartphone:

    • Smaller smartphones or the height of larger smartphones can be around 8 cm wide, making them compact and easy to hold.
  • A large paperclip:

    • Jumbo paperclips can reach up to 8 cm in length, used for organizing large stacks of paperwork.
  • A short pencil or pen:

    • Short pencils or pens, especially those meant for travel or small notebooks, can be around 8 cm long, designed for convenience.
  • A USB flash drive:

    • Many USB flash drives are approximately 8 cm long, making them a portable and convenient storage solution.
  • A tea light candle:

    • While their diameter is closer to 8 cm, tea light candles fit the criterion by their circular measurement for this list.
  • A coaster:

    • Coasters used for mug and glasses can have a diameter of about 8 cm, protecting surfaces from heat or liquid.