# Convert Kilometer to Meter (km to m)

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

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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.

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## How to Convert Kilometers to Meters

### Example: How many meters are equivalent to 2.49 kilometers?

As;

1 kilometers = 1000 meters

2.49 kilometers = Y meters

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

Y equals 2.49 times 1000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 2.49 * 1000 / 1 = 2490 meters

Answer is: 2490 meters are equivalent to 2.49 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 ) 81.46 km

( ii ) 1.15 km

( iii ) 23.27 km

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