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**Conversion of Centimetre to metre: **Centimetres and metres are used to measure the length & distance in the metric system.

A length of 0.01 centimetres makes a metre. This article will help you to convert centimetre to metre.

Centimeters

Meters

**What is a Centimetre?**

A centimetre is a unit of length that is equal to one-hundredth of a metre in the International System of Standards (SI). It is denoted as ‘cm’ in short.

**Common Usage:**

- Used to measure the length of textbooks.
- Used to measure the length of pens.
- Used to measure the length of bottles.

**What is a Metre?**

In the International System of Units (SI), a metre is a primary unit of length. It’s denoted by ‘m’ in short.

**Common Usage: **

- Used to measure the length of a dining table.
- Used to measure the length of window curtain fabric.
- Used to measure the length of a room.

**How to convert Centimetre to Metre?**

To convert centimetre to metre, multiply the required centimetres by 0.01. As

1 cm = 0.01 m

**The formula** **to convert centimetres to metres is** **given below: **

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

where X is the value in centimetres.

**Example of centimetre to Metre conversions**

**Problem 1**: Convert 60 centimetres to metres.**Solution** **1: **

Step 1: The given centimetres are 60.

Step 2: Apply the conversion formula to convert 60 centimetres to metres.

Step 3: Formula,

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

Step 4: Substitute the values at the required places. Hence,

60 Centimetres = 60 × 0.01 metres

= 0.6 metres.

Therefore, 60 centimetres is 0.6 metres.

**Problem 2**: Convert 45 centimetres to metres.**Solution 2:**

Step 1: The given centimetres are 45.

Step 2: Apply the conversion formula to convert 45 centimetres to metres.

Step 3: As mentioned above example, substitute the values at the required places. Hence,

45 centimetres = 45 × 0.01 metres

= 0.45 metres

**Problem 3**: Convert 500 centimetres to metres. **Solution** **3: **

**Step 1**: The given centimetres are 500. **Step 2**: Substitute the values at the required places in the formula. **Step 3**: Hence,

500 Centimetres = 0.01 × 500 metres

= 5 metres.

Therefore, 500 centimetres is 5 metres.

**Problem 4**: Convert 400 centimetres to metres.**Solution** **4: **

Step 1: The given centimetres are 400.

Step 2: Substitute the values at the required places in the formula.

Step 3: Hence,

400 centimetres = 0.01 × 400 metres

= 4 metres.

Therefore, 400 centimetres is 4 metres.**Problem 5**: Convert 950 centimetres to metres. **Solution** **5: **

Step 1: The given centimetres are 950.

Step 2: Substitute the values at the required places in the formula.

Step 3: Hence,

950 centimetres = 0.01 × 950

= 9.5 metres

Therefore, 950 centimetres is 9.5 metres.

**Centimetre To Metre** **conversion table**

Centimetres (cm) | Metres (m) | Conversion of centimetres to metres (cm to m) |

1 centimetre to metre | 0.01 metres | 1 centimetre is 0.01 metres |

2 centimetres to metres | 0.02 metres | 2 centimetres is 0.02 metres |

3 centimetres to metres | 0.03 metres | 3 centimetres is 0.03 metres |

4 centimetres to metres | 0.04 metres | 4 centimetres is 0.04 metres |

5 centimetres to metres | 0.05 metres | 5 centimetres is 0.005 metres |

6 centimetres to metres | 0.06 metres | 6 centimetres is 0.06 metres |

7 centimetres to metres | 0.07 metres | 7 centimetres is 0.07 metres |

8 centimetres to metres | 0.08 metres | 8 centimetres is 0.08 metres |

9 centimetres to metres | 0.09 metres | 9 centimetres is 0.09 metres |

10 centimetres to metres | 0.1 metres | 10 centimetres is 0.1 metres |

11 centimetres to metres | 0.11 metres | 11 centimetres is 0.11 metres |

12 centimetres to metres | 0.12 metres | 12 centimetres is 0.12 metres |

13 centimetres to metres | 0.13 metres | 13 centimetres is 0.13 metres |

14 centimetres to metres | 0.14 m | 14 centimetres is 0.14 metres |

15 centimetres to metres | 0.15 metres | 15 centimetres is 0.15 metres |

16 centimetres to metres | 0.16 metres | 16 centimetres is 0.16 metres |

17centimetres to metres | 0.17 metres | 17centimetres is 0.17 metres |

18 centimetres to metres | 0.18 metres | 18centimetres is 0.18 metres |

19 centimetres to metres | 0.19 metres | 19 centimetres is 0.19 metres |

20 centimetres to metres | 0.2 metres | 20 centimetres is 0.2 metres |

21 centimetres to metres | 0.21 metres | 21 centimetres is 0.21 metres |

22 centimetres to metres | 0.22 metres | 22 centimetres is 0.22 metres |

23 centimetres to metres | 0.23 metres | 23 centimetres is 0.23 metres |

24 centimetres to metres | 0.24 metres | 24 centimetres is 0.24 metres |

25 centimetres to metres | 0.25 metres | 25 centimetres is 0.25 metres |

26 centimetres to metres | 0.26 metres | 26 centimetres is 0.26 metres |

27 centimetres to metres | 0.27 metres | 27 centimetres is 0.27 metres |

28 centimetres to metres | 0.28 metres | 28 centimetres is 0.28 metres |

29 centimetres to metres | 0.29 metres | 29 centimetres is 0.29 metres |

30 centimetres to metres | 0.3 metres | 30 centimetres is 0.3 metres |

50 centimetres to metres | 0.5 metres | 50centimetres is 0.5 metres |

100 centimetres to metres | 1 metres | 100 centimetres is 1 metres |

200 centimetres to metres | 2 metres | 200 centimetres is 2metres |

300 centimetres to metres | 3 metres | 300 centimetres is 3 metres |

400 centimetres to metres | 4 metres | 400 centimetres is 4 metres |

500 centimetres to metres | 5 metres | 500 centimetres is 5 metres |

600 centimetres to metres | 6 metres | 600 centimetres is 6 metres |

700 centimetres to metres | 7 metres | 700 centimetres is 7 metres |

800 centimetres to metres | 8 metres | 800 centimetres is 8 metres |

900 centimetres to metres | 9 metres | 900 centimetres is 9 metres |

1000 centimetres to metres | 10 metres | 1000 centimetres is 10 metres |

**Difference between Centimetre and Metre**

Comparison Parameters | Centimetre | Metre |

Definition | A unit of length that is equal to one-hundredth of a metre | A primary unit of length in the SI system. |

Symbol | cm | m |

Formula | 1 cm = 0.01 m | 1m = 100 cm |

Use | Used for measuring the length of textbooks, the length of pens, the length of bottles, etc. | They are used for measuring the length of a dining table, the length of window curtain fabric, the length of a room, etc. |

**FAQs on the conversion of Centimetre to Metre**

**How do you convert centimetres to metres?**

To convert centimetres to metres, multiply the required centimetres by 0.01, as

1 cm = 0.01 m **Formula**,

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

where X is the value in centimetres.

**How many cm means 1 metre?**

1 cm = 0.01 m

**How do you convert cm to m 5?**

To convert centimetres to metres, multiply the required centimetres by 0.01, as

1 cm = 0.01 m **Formula**,

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

Hence,

5 cm = 0.01 × 5

= 0.05 m

Therefore, 5 centimetres is 0.05 metres.

**How do we convert 3 cm to metres?**

To convert centimetres to metres, multiply the required centimetres by 0.01, as

1 cm = 0.01 m **Formula**,

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

Hence,

3 cm = 3 × 0.01 m

= 0.03 m

Therefore, 3 centimetres is 0.03 metres.

**What is 10 cm less than a Metre?**

10 cm is 0.1 m

**Which is bigger cm or m?**

Metre is a bigger unit of measurement than centimetre. In the International System of Units (SI), a metre is a primary unit of length. It’s denoted by ‘m’ in short. And a centimetre is a unit of length that is equal to one-hundredth of a metre in the International System of Standards (SI).

It is denoted as ‘cm’ in short. So, metre (m) is the biggest unit of measurement in comparison to centimetre (cm).

**Convert 20 cm to m.**

To convert centimetres to metres, multiply the given value by 0.01, as

1 cm = 0.01 m **Formula**,

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

Hence,

20 cm = 20 × 0.01 m

= 0.2 m

Therefore, 20 centimetres is 0.2 metres.

**Convert 100 cm to m. **

To convert centimetres to metres, multiply the given value by 0.01, as

100 cm = 1 m **Formula**,

X Centimetres = X × 0.01 metres

Hence,

100 cm = 100 × 0.01 m

= 1 m

Therefore, 100 centimetres is 1 metre.

**Related conversions**

References:

SI Base units

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