# What is 50 cm in inches?

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking for a conversion from centimeters to inches. We will use the conversion factor that 1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters to convert 50 centimeters into inches.

19.685 inches

The final answer is approximately 19.685 inches

#### Steps to Solve

1. Understand the conversion factor

The conversion factor for centimeters to inches is $1 ext{ inch} = 2.54 ext{ cm}$.

1. Set up the conversion

To convert 50 cm to inches, use the conversion factor:

$$ext{number of inches} = rac{ ext{number of cm}}{2.54}$$

1. Perform the division

Divide 50 by 2.54 to find the number of inches:

$$ext{number of inches} = rac{50}{2.54} \ ext{number of inches} \approx 19.685$$

The final answer is approximately 19.685 inches

Centimeters and inches are both units commonly used to measure length, where centimeters are part of the metric system and inches are part of the imperial system

#### Tips

A common mistake is confusing the conversion factor. Remember that 1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm

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