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 24.19 meters?


As;

1 meters = 100 centimeters

24.19 meters = Y centimeters

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

Y equals 24.19 times 100 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 24.19 * 100 / 1 = 2419 centimeters

Answer is: 2419 centimeters are equivalent to 24.19 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 ) 47.57 m

( ii ) 85.7 m

( iii ) 77.65 m



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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