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Convert Kilometer Square to Centimeter Square (km2 to cm2)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kilometer square to centimeter square (km2 to cm2). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Kilometer Square (abbreviation: km2): is the SI derived unit of area. It is the area of a square whose sides measure exactly one kilometre. The square metre is derived from the SI base unit of the metre, which itself is the length of the path travelled by light in absolute vacuum within time interval of 1/299,792,458 * 1000 of a second.

Centimeter Square (abbreviation: cm2): is the SI derived unit of area. It is the area of a square whose sides measure exactly one centimeter. The square centimeter is derived from the SI base unit of the metre, which itself is the length of the path travelled by light in absolute vacuum within time interval of 1/299,792,458 * 1/100 of a second.

How to Convert Kilometers Square to Centimeters Square

Example: How many centimeters square are equivalent to 1.47 kilometers square?


As;


1 kilometers square = 10000000000 centimeters square


1.47 kilometers square = Y centimeters square


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 1.47 times 10000000000 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 1.47 * 10000000000 / 1 = 14700000000 centimeters square


Answer is: 14700000000 centimeters square are equivalent to 1.47 kilometers square.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into cm2:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 11.35 km2


( ii ) 64.96 km2


( iii ) 27.82 km2


Convert Kilometer Square to More Area Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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