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How many em in 1 centimeter? The answer is 2.3710630158366.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 237.10630158366 em, or 100 centimeter.
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›› Quick conversion chart of em to centimeter

1 em to centimeter = 0.42175 centimeter

5 em to centimeter = 2.10876 centimeter

10 em to centimeter = 4.21752 centimeter

20 em to centimeter = 8.43504 centimeter

30 em to centimeter = 12.65255 centimeter

40 em to centimeter = 16.87007 centimeter

50 em to centimeter = 21.08759 centimeter

75 em to centimeter = 31.63138 centimeter

100 em to centimeter = 42.17518 centimeter

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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.

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