Convert 87 centimeters to inches.
An inch is the standard unit of length used primarily in the United States. Although the United States resists completely changing to the metric system, the metric system has trickled into the U. S. world of manufacturing and thus to consumers as well. To convert 87 centimeters to inches is a simple task of multiplication.
Look up the conversion from centimeters to inches.
Write out the formula: One centimeter equals 0.3937 inches. Therefore the number of centimeters multiplied by 0.3837 will give you the conversion to inches.
Plug in your values: 87 centimeters multiplied by 0.3937 equals 34.2519 inches.