How many cm in 1 handbreadth?
The answer is 8.
We assume you are converting between centimetre and handbreadth.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 12.5 handbreadth.
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››Quick conversion chart of cm to handbreadth

1 cm to handbreadth = 0.125 handbreadth

5 cm to handbreadth = 0.625 handbreadth

10 cm to handbreadth = 1.25 handbreadth

20 cm to handbreadth = 2.5 handbreadth

30 cm to handbreadth = 3.75 handbreadth

40 cm to handbreadth = 5 handbreadth

50 cm to handbreadth = 6.25 handbreadth

75 cm to handbreadth = 9.375 handbreadth

100 cm to handbreadth = 12.5 handbreadth

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A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 10^{3} are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

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