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# How many centimeters is in 28 inches?

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There are 71.12 centimeters in 28 inches. One inch is equivalent to 2.54 centimeters. In order to determine how many centimeters are in 28 inches, it is necessary to multiply 2.54 by 28, since 1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters.

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The foot or inch system has a base of 12. This means that there are 12 inches in a foot or 36 inches in a yard. The metric system, however, has a base of 10, which means that there are 100 millimeters in 1 centimeter and 100 centimeters in 1 meter. Both centimeters and inches are used to measure length or distance.

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