How can I convert centimeters to meters? Explain with an example.

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 1/100 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 formula

m= cm / 100

Example

For instance if we need to convert 5cm to m

We will us the above formula

m= 5/100 = 0.05m

Hence 5cm = 0.05m

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