# How do you write a proportion that you can use to convert 60 inches to centimeters?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 7, 2017

#### Explanation:

**First find the equivalency between inches and centimeters.**

**There are two proportions (also called ratios or conversion factors).**

**Converting 60 inches to cm**

Multiply the number of inches by the proportion that has cm in the numerator and 60 inches in the denominator. This will cancel inches and leave centimeters.