**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.

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.