Convert 5 cm to m

A centimetre is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), the current form of the metric system. It is defined as 1/5 meters. It is denoted as cm.

A meter or metre is the base unit of length and distance in the International System of Units (SI). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299 792 458 of a second. It is denoted as cm.

Centimetres to meters

To convert centimetres to meters

Divide the number of cm by 100 to get the number of meter.

1 cm = 0.01 m
1 m = 100 cm

To convert 5 cm to meters

We have 5 cm so divide by 100

5 / 100 = 0.05

Hence 5 cm = 0.05m

Answer

5 cm = 0.05m

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