# Square Centimeters To Square Inches Conversion

1 cm² = 0.15500031 in²

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## How to convert square centimeters to square inches (cm² to in²)

The formula for converting square centimeters to square inches is: in² = cm² × 0.15500031. To calculate the square centimeter value in square inches first substitute the square centimeter value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 square centimeter in square inches we follow these steps:

in² = cm² × 0.15500031

in² = 1 × 0.15500031

in² = 0.15500031

In other words, 1 square centimeter is equal to 0.15500031 square inches.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 2 square centimeters to square inches is:

- Understand the conversion formula: in² = cm² × 0.15500031
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 2 for cm² so the formula becomes: in² = 2 × 0.15500031
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 2 × 0.15500031 = 0.31000062 in²

In summary, 2 square centimeters is equal to 0.31000062 square inches.

## Converting square inches to square centimeters

In order to convert the other way around i.e. square inches to square centimeters, you would use the following formula: cm² = in² × 6.4516. To convert square inches to square centimeters first substitute the square inch value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 square inch in square centimeters we follow these steps:

cm² = in² × 6.4516

cm² = 1 × 6.4516

cm² = 6.4516

Or in other words, 1 square inch is equal to 6.4516 square centimeters.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Square Centimeter?

### What is a Square Inch?

## Square Centimeters To Square Inches Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common square centimeters to square inches conversion values.

Square Centimeter (cm²) | Square Inch (in²) |
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1 cm² | 0.15500031 in² |

2 cm² | 0.31000062 in² |

3 cm² | 0.46500093 in² |

4 cm² | 0.62000124 in² |

5 cm² | 0.77500155 in² |

6 cm² | 0.93000186 in² |

7 cm² | 1.08500217 in² |

8 cm² | 1.24000248 in² |

9 cm² | 1.39500279 in² |

10 cm² | 1.5500031 in² |

11 cm² | 1.70500341 in² |

12 cm² | 1.86000372 in² |

13 cm² | 2.01500403 in² |

## Other Common Square Centimeter Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from square centimeters to other area units.

Conversion | Result |
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1 square centimeter in square meters | 0.0001 m² |

1 square centimeter in square kilometers | 0.0000000001 km² |

1 square centimeter in square millimeters | 100 mm² |

1 square centimeter in square micrometers | 100000000 μm² |

1 square centimeter in square miles | 0.00000000003861018768 mi² |

1 square centimeter in square yards | 0.000119599 yd² |

1 square centimeter in square feet | 0.001076391 ft² |

1 square centimeter in acres | 0.00000002471053814 ac |