# Convert Centimeter to Mile (cm to mi)

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

**Definitions:**

**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.

**Mile** (abbreviation: **mi**): is an English unit of length of distance equal to 5,280 feet, or 1,760 yards, and standardised as exactly 1,609.344 metres by international agreement in 1959.

## How to Convert Centimeters to Miles

*Example: How many miles are equivalent to 82.89 centimeters?*

As;

1 centimeters = 6.0E-6 miles

82.89 centimeters = Y miles

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

Y equals 82.89 times 6.0E-6 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 82.89 * 6.0E-6 / 1 = 0.00049734 miles

Answer is: 0.00049734 miles are equivalent to 82.89 centimeters.

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

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

( i ) 99.82 cm

( ii ) 78.33 cm

( iii ) 46.2 cm