# Convert Meter to Kilometer (m to km)

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

**Definitions:**

**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Meters to Kilometers

*Example: How many kilometers are equivalent to 42.66 meters?*

As;

1 meters = 0.001 kilometers

42.66 meters = Y kilometers

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

Y equals 42.66 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 42.66 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.04266 kilometers

Answer is: 0.04266 kilometers are equivalent to 42.66 meters.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into km:*

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

( i ) 50.95 m

( ii ) 38.04 m

( iii ) 58.61 m

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