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Convert Kilometer to Meter (km to m)

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Kilometer (abbreviation: km): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousand metres (kilo- being the prefix for 1000). It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world countries.

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 Kilometers to Meters

Example: How many meters are equivalent to 4.56 kilometers?


As;


1 kilometers = 1000 meters


4.56 kilometers = Y meters


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


Y equals 4.56 times 1000 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 4.56 * 1000 / 1 = 4560 meters


Answer is: 4560 meters are equivalent to 4.56 kilometers.


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 ) 32.7 km


( ii ) 72.93 km


( iii ) 41.5 km


Convert Kilometer to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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