Number of centimeters in a meter

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How many centimeters are there in a meter?

1 meter=100 centimeters

It is interesting to know the fact that centimeter is a metric length unit.  It is used widely in daily measurements. The prefix “centi” obviously denotes a factor of one hundredth of the base length unit of metric system.  The abbreviation is “cm”.  On the other hand, meter is a metric system base unit of length 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. The abbreviation is “m”.  One meter equals 100 centimeters.


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