To be in a position to solve for this problem at hand, you must know the relationship between centimeters and the inches and how to convert from one unit to the other.

In this case, to have 12.5cm converted to inches, take note that 0.3937 inches make 1 cm. therefore we will be forced to multiply the 12.5cm by the 0.3937 inches to have the equivalence of 12.5cm in inches. This is simple and direct to convert as shown below;

How?

If 1 centimeter = 0.393700787 inches, then 12.5cm =?

= (12.5/1) x 0.3937

= 12.5 x 0.3937

= 4.921

So, 12.5cm is equal to 4.921 inches.

One inch equals 2.54 centimeters. Thus, since 2.54 centimeters equal one inch, so 1 centimeter equals 1/2.54 inches, or 50/127 inches.

Since one centimeter equals 50/127 inches, so 12.5 centimeter equal s12.5 * 50/127, or 625/127 inches.

Expressed as a mixed fraction, 12.5 centimeter equals 4 117/127 inches, or approximately 5 inches. Expressed as a decimal number, 12.5 centimeters equal 4.92 inches.

This is a simple conversion.

12.5 cm is the same as 12.5 centimeters or 0.125 meters.

There are 2.54 cm in one inch.

So, 1 inch/2.54 cm = X inches/12.5cm

Now solve for X.

X = 12.5/2.54 = 4.92 (about)

So there are about 4.92 inches in 12.5 centimeters.

Approximately 4.921.

There are 2.54 cm in 1 inch, so you would multiply 12.5 cm by (1 inch / 2.54 cm) to equal about 4.921 inches.