›› Convert centimetre to metro


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How many cm in 1 metro? The answer is 100.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 1 metro.
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›› Quick conversion chart of cm to metro

1 cm to metro = 0.01 metro

10 cm to metro = 0.1 metro

50 cm to metro = 0.5 metro

100 cm to metro = 1 metro

200 cm to metro = 2 metro

500 cm to metro = 5 metro

1000 cm to metro = 10 metro

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›› Definition: Centimeter

A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

›› Definition: Metro

El metro es la unidad de longitud del Sistema Internacional de Unidades. Se define como la longitud del trayecto recorrido en el vacĂ­o por la luz durante un tiempo de 1/299 792 458 de segundo (unidad de tiempo) (aproximadamente 3,34 ns).

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