cm to m
This converter makes instant conversions from centimeters (cm) to meters (m). It also provides the conversion steps. To use the converter, please provide a value in the input field. The converter will begin making conversions as the values are being typed in.
How many meters in a centimeter?
Both centimeter and meter are units of length in the International System of Units (SI), whereas meter is the primary unit of length. In SI, units of measurement are comprised of a base unit and a prefix that describes the magnitude of the unit. The base unit of centimeter is the meter. The prefix "centi-" indicates the magnitude 10-2. In other words, a centimeter is = 0.01 meters. Based on this definition, there are 0.01 meters in a centimeter.
How to convert centimeters to meters
Based on the definition of 100 cm in 1 meter, the cm to m conversion formula is:
Thus, to convert from centimeters to meters, divide a value in centimeters by 100. For example, convert 66 centimeters to meters:
|66 cm =||
|m = 0.66 m|