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
5 cm = 0.05m