How many centimeters (cm) in a meter?
There are 100 centimeters in a meter. In metric system, the prefix "centi" means "one hundredth of", that makes easier to remember how to convert from meters to centimeters, because if you replace the "centi" with "100", centimeter means 100th of a meter (or 1 meter = 100 cm).
If you would like to convert from centimeters to meters and also get more information and access the tables please check centimeters to meters conversion.
How to convert from meters to centimeters (cm)?
To convert from meters to cm, multiply the number of meters "x" by 100.
For example, to find out how many centimeters there are in a meter and a half, multiply 1.5 by 100, that makes 150 cm in 1.5 meters.
You may also use this length and distance units conversion tool to convert between meters, centimeters and all other length and distance units.
What is a meter?
Meter (metre) is a metric system base length unit and defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. 1 Meter is equal to 10 centimeters. The abbreviation of meter is "m".
What is a centimeter (centimetre)?
Centimeter (centimetre) is a metric length unit. 1 Centimeter is equal to 0.01 meter. The abbreviation is "cm".
The list for your reference:
1 Meter = 100 Centimeters
Meters to Centimeters:
1/4 m = 25 cm
1/2 m = 50 cm
1 m = 100 cm
1.5 m = 150 cm
2 m = 200 cm
2.5 m = 250 cm
5 m = 500 cm
10 m = 1000 cm
To find out how many centimeters there are in "x" meters for all conversion values please check the table below. If the meters to cm conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.