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Convert Meter to Centimeter

Please provide values below to convert meter [m] to centimeter [cm], or vice versa.

From: meter
To: centimeter

Definition: Meter
Meter, or metre (symbol: m), is the base length unit in the SI (International System of Units). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole. In 1889, it was redefined in terms of a prototype meter bar. In 1960, the meter was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. In 1983, the current definition was adopted.

Definition: Centimeter
Centimeter (symbol: cm) is a length unit in the SI (International System of Units). A centimeter equals to one hundredth of a meter.

Meter to Centimeter Conversion Table

Meter [m]Centimeter [cm]
0.01 m1 cm
0.1 m10 cm
1 m100 cm
2 m200 cm
3 m300 cm
5 m500 cm
10 m1000 cm
20 m2000 cm
50 m5000 cm
100 m10000 cm
1000 m100000 cm

How to Convert Meter to Centimeter

1 m = 100 cm
1 cm = 0.01 m

Example: convert 15 m to cm:
15 m = 15 × 100 cm = 1500 cm

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