Cookbook:Centimetre (cm)

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Cookbook | Units of measurement

The cm, is the symbol for centimetre (centimeter in US spelling), which is an SI unit of measurement for length. It is equal to 1/100 m. There are 2.54 cm per inch. There are 10 mm per cm.

As many recipes have been crudely converted from one system to another, a similarly crude conversion back may yield the original recipe.

cm inches
0.25 1/10
0.3 1/8
0.5 3/16
0.5 2/10
0.6 1/4
1 3/8
1.5 5/8
2 3/4
2 8/10
2.5 1
3 1 + 1/8
4 1 + 1/2
5 2
6 2 + 1/3
7 2 + 3/4
8 3 + 1/8
9 3 + 1/2
10 4
11 4 + 1/3
12 4 + 3/4
13 5
14 5 + 1/2
15 6
18 7
19 7 + 1/2
20 8
30 12