# cm to m converter| Centimeters to Meters conversion

## What are centimeters and meters?

A meter or metre whose symbol is “m”, is the unit of length and distance. We can calculate the length of anything in meters.

The centimeter which symbol is “cm”, is also the unit of length and distance but the main difference between both these units is that the meter is higher and cm is lesser in value but if we compare it on behalf of numbers, cm has big number as compare to m (meter).

## How to convert centimeters to meters

If you want to convert the given value in centimeters (cm) to meters (m) then this is a very easy task. You have to remember only one formula.

1 centimeter is equal to 0.01 meters:

1cm = 0.01m

The distance (d) in meters (m) is equal to the distance (d) in centimeters (cm) divided by 100:

d(m) = d(cm) / 100

#### Example to convert cm to m

Convert 40 centimeters to meters:

d(m) = 40cm / 100 = 0.4m

### How many meters in a centimeter

One centimeter is equal to 0.01 meter:

1cm = 1cm/100 = 0.01m

### How many centimeters in a meter

One meter is equal to 100 centimeters:

1m = 100×1m = 100cm

### How to convert 5 centimeters to meters

Divide 5 centimeters by 100 to get meters:

5cm = 5m/100 = 0.05m

## Centimeters to meters conversion examples

### Centimeters to Meters converter

Many people don’t know the formula for converting a value from Centimeters to meters and that’s why I have created this cm to m converter, centimeters to meters converter online tools. You can just come to this page and convert your given value in meters to centimeters.