To convert length given in metres (m) into centimetres (cm), we _________,
divide by 100
multiply by 100
divide by 1000
multiply by 1000
When we convert a larger unit (m) to a smaller unit (cm), we multiply by the conversion factor.
Therefore, to convert length given in metres (m) to centimetres (cm) we have to multiply by 100.
A rod, 24 metres long is cut into 5 equal parts. What is the length of each piece, in metres and centimetres.