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Convert Centimeter to Meter (cm to m)

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


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Centimeter (abbreviation: cm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.

Meter (abbreviation: m): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The metre is the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum within 1/299792458 seconds.

How to Convert Centimeters to Meters

Example: How many meters are equivalent to 40.27 centimeters?


As;


1 centimeters = 0.01 meters


40.27 centimeters = Y meters


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


Y equals 40.27 times 0.01 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 40.27 * 0.01 / 1 = 0.4027 meters


Answer is: 0.4027 meters are equivalent to 40.27 centimeters.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into m:


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


( i ) 17.66 cm


( ii ) 13.16 cm


( iii ) 98.53 cm


Convert Centimeter to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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