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Convert Meter to Centimeter (m to cm)

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


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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.

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.

How to Convert Meters to Centimeters

Example: How many centimeters are equivalent to 49.63 meters?


As;


1 meters = 100 centimeters


49.63 meters = Y centimeters


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


Y equals 49.63 times 100 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 49.63 * 100 / 1 = 4963 centimeters


Answer is: 4963 centimeters are equivalent to 49.63 meters.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into cm:


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


( i ) 47.8 m


( ii ) 24.76 m


( iii ) 38.43 m


Convert Meter to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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