Question by  George69 (17)

How long is an inch?


Answer by  Simon (54)

As a standard US measurement an inch is one-twelfth of a foot or 1/36 of a yard. This translates to approximately 2.5 centimeters.


Answer by  Lorbeer (304)

The length of an inch is in centimeters 2, 54 cm. Today the term dpi = dots per inch is the most common use of this word.


Answer by  willard (874)

An inch is twenty five and four tenths of a centimeter long. It is also one twelfth of a foot.


Answer by  john11 (617)

An inch is 1/12th of a foot. An inch is also equal to 2.54 centimeters which is equal to 0.0254 meters. If we take the standard diameter of an atom to be 0.1 nanometers, the an inch is the length of 254,000,000 atoms.


Answer by  markochiguegmailcom (514)

An inch is about as long as the first digit (the portion that has the fingernails) on your forefinger or middle finger. It is a little more than twice as long as a centimeter.


Answer by  cbdave (124)

An inch, which is a very old scale of distance in the English system of measurement, is exactly 2.54 centimeters, to use the modern standard SI system of units.("SI" is the French abbreviation for "le Système international d'unités" or "International System of Units".)


Answer by  joebob31 (622)

An inch is one twelfth of a foot. It is also 2.54 cetimeters. The average person's thumb is about two inches so one inch is about half the length of your thumb.

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