How many nanometer in 1 centimetre?
The answer is 10000000.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1000000000 nanometer, or 100 centimetre.
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The SI prefix "nano" represents a factor of
10^{-9}, or in exponential notation, 1E-9.

So 1 nanometre = 10^{-9} metre.

››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 10^{3} 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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