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# How many inches are in 15 centimeters?

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There are approximately 5.91 inches in 15 centimeters. To convert centimeters to inches, it is necessary to divide by 2.54 as there are 2.54 centimeters in an inch.

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An inch is a unit used in the imperial system of measurements, and a centimeter is used in the metric system. Many countries around the world continue to use the inch as a measurement of length, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. International standardization of an inch has meant that the internationally accepted length of one inch is exactly 2.54 centimeters. Prior to this standardization, slight variations of the length of an inch were used around the world.

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Five feet and 4 inches is equivalent to 162.56 centimeters. To determine this conversion, first change 5 feet to 60 inches. Next add the 4 inches to 60 inches to equal 64 inches; then multiply 64 inches by a conversion factor of 2.54 centimeters per inch to reach 162.56 centimeters.

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A length of 24 centimeters is equal to 9.45 inches. This is roughly equal to the diameter of a basketball or the height of a tiny toy poodle.

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A length of 177 centimeters is equivalent to 69.685 inches. This conversion process is carried out by dividing 177 centimeters by 2.54, which is the number of centimeters found in each inch.