Step 1: Understand the conversion factor

Before we begin, it is important to understand the conversion factor for inches to centimeters. 1 inch is equivalent to 2.54 centimeters. This means that for every 1 inch, there are 2.54 centimeters.

Step 2: Write down the given value

In this case, the given value is 6 inches. Write it down on a piece of paper or on your calculator. This will be our starting point for the conversion.

Step 3: Set up the conversion equation

To convert inches to centimeters, we will use the conversion factor. Our equation will be: 6 inches x 2.54 cm/inch = ? cm. The inches unit will cancel out, leaving us with the answer in centimeters.

Step 4: Solve the equation

Using your calculator, multiply 6 inches by 2.54 cm/inch. This will give you the answer in centimeters which is 15.24 cm.

Step 5: Write the final answer

The final step is to write the answer with the correct unit. Our final answer is 15.24 cm. This means that 6 inches is equivalent to 15.24 centimeters.

Congratulations! You have successfully converted 6 inches to centimeters. Remember to always double check your answer and use the correct conversion factor when converting between units. Keep practicing and you’ll become a master at converting unit of length values in no time!