A centimeter is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), the current form of the metric system. It is defined as 1/500 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 traveled by light in 1/299 792 458 of a second. It is denoted as cm.
Centimeters to meters
To convert centimeters 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 500 cm to meters
We have 500 cm so divide by 100
500 / 100 = 5
Hence 500 cm = 5m
500 cm = 5m