# Square Centimeters to Square Inches Converter

Enter the area in square centimeters below to convert it to square inches.

## Result in Square Inches:

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## How to Convert Square Centimeters to Square Inches

To convert a measurement in square centimeters to a measurement in square inches, multiply the area by the following conversion ratio: 0.155 square inches/square centimeter.

Since one square centimeter is equal to 0.155 square inches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square inches = square centimeters × 0.155

The area in square inches is equal to the area in square centimeters multiplied by 0.155.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 square centimeters to square inches using the formula above.

### How Many Square Inches Are in a Square Centimeter?

There are **0.155** square inches in a square centimeter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 sq cm = 0.155 sq in

Square centimeters and square inches are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What Is a Square Centimeter?

One square centimeter is equivalent to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides. One square centimeter is equal to 0.155 square inches or 1/10,000 of a square meter.

The square centimeter, or square centimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for hundredths, or 10^{-2}. A square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square cm. Square centimeters can be abbreviated as *sq cm*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *cm²*. For example, 1 square centimeter can be written as 1 sq cm or 1 cm².

Learn more about square centimeters.

## What Is a Square Inch?

One square inch is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are each 1 inch in length. One square inch is equal to 1/144 of a square foot or 1/1,296 of a square yard.

The square inch is a US customary and imperial unit of area. A square inch is sometimes also referred to as a square in. Square inches can be abbreviated as *sq in*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *in²*. For example, 1 square inch can be written as 1 sq in or 1 in².

Learn more about square inches.

## Square Centimeter to Square Inch Conversion Table

Square Centimeters | Square Inches |
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1 sq cm | 0.155 sq in |

2 sq cm | 0.310001 sq in |

3 sq cm | 0.465001 sq in |

4 sq cm | 0.620001 sq in |

5 sq cm | 0.775002 sq in |

6 sq cm | 0.930002 sq in |

7 sq cm | 1.085 sq in |

8 sq cm | 1.24 sq in |

9 sq cm | 1.395 sq in |

10 sq cm | 1.55 sq in |

11 sq cm | 1.705 sq in |

12 sq cm | 1.86 sq in |

13 sq cm | 2.015 sq in |

14 sq cm | 2.17 sq in |

15 sq cm | 2.325 sq in |

16 sq cm | 2.48 sq in |

17 sq cm | 2.635 sq in |

18 sq cm | 2.79 sq in |

19 sq cm | 2.945 sq in |

20 sq cm | 3.1 sq in |

21 sq cm | 3.255 sq in |

22 sq cm | 3.41 sq in |

23 sq cm | 3.565 sq in |

24 sq cm | 3.72 sq in |

25 sq cm | 3.875 sq in |

26 sq cm | 4.03 sq in |

27 sq cm | 4.185 sq in |

28 sq cm | 4.34 sq in |

29 sq cm | 4.495 sq in |

30 sq cm | 4.65 sq in |

31 sq cm | 4.805 sq in |

32 sq cm | 4.96 sq in |

33 sq cm | 5.115 sq in |

34 sq cm | 5.27 sq in |

35 sq cm | 5.425 sq in |

36 sq cm | 5.58 sq in |

37 sq cm | 5.735 sq in |

38 sq cm | 5.89 sq in |

39 sq cm | 6.045 sq in |

40 sq cm | 6.2 sq in |

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