# Convert Centimeter to Millimeter (cm to mm)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from centimeter to millimeter (cm to mm). 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.

Millimeter (abbreviation: mm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre. Therefore, there are thousand millimetres in a metre and ten millimetres in a centimetre.

## How to Convert Centimeters to Millimeters

### Example: How many millimeters are equivalent to 74.89 centimeters?

As;

1 centimeters = 10 millimeters

74.89 centimeters = Y millimeters

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

Y equals 74.89 times 10 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 74.89 * 10 / 1 = 748.9 millimeters

Answer is: 748.9 millimeters are equivalent to 74.89 centimeters.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into mm:

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

( i ) 81.63 cm

( ii ) 29.64 cm

( iii ) 38.9 cm

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