# Meters to Centimeters Conversion

## 5 Meters to Centimeters Conversion - Convert 5 Meters to Centimeters (m to cm)

### You are currently converting Distance and Length units from Meters to Centimeters

5 Meters (m)

=

500 Centimeters (cm)

Meters : The meter (symbol m) is the fundamental unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as "the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second." In 1799, France start using the metric system, and that is the first country using the metric.

Centimeters : The centimeter (symbol cm) is a unit of length in the metric system. It is also the base unit in the centimeter-gram-second system of units. The centimeter practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimeter is equal to 0.01(or 1E-2) meter.

### Distance and Length Conversion Calculator

5 Meter = 500 Centimeter

### How to convert Meters to Centimeters ?

1 meter is equal to 100 centimeters:

1m = 100cm

The distance d in centimeters (cm) is equal to the distance d in meters (m) times 100, that conversion formula:

d(cm) = d(m) × 100

#### How many Centimeters in a Meter?

One Meter is equal to 100 Centimeters:

1m = 1m × 100 = 100cm

#### How many Meters in a Centimeter?

One Centimeter is equal to 0.01 Meters:

1cm = 1cm / 100 = 0.01m

#### How to Convert 30 Meters to Centimeters?

d(cm) = 30(m) × 100 = 3000cm

### Length conversion table

millimeter (mm) centimeter (cm) meter (m) kilometer (km) inch (in) foot / feet (ft) yard (yd) mile (mi)
1 millimeter (mm) 1 0.1 0.001 0.000001 0.03937 0.003281 0.0010936 0.0000006214
1 centimeter (cm) 10 1 0.01 0.00001 0.3937 0.03281 0.010936 0.000006214
1 meter (m) 1000 100 1 0.001 39.37 3.281 1.0936 0.0006214
1 kilometer (km) 1000000 100000 1000 1 39370 3281 1093.6 0.6214
1 inch (in) 25.4 2.54 0.0254 0.0000254 1 0.08333 0.02778 0.000015783
1 foot / feet (ft) 304.8 30.48 0.3048 0.0003048 12 1 0.33333 0.0001894
1 yard (yd) 914.4 91.44 0.9144 0.0009144 36 3 1 0.0005682
1 mile (mi) 1609344 160934 1609.3 1.6093 63360 5280 1760 1
1 nautical mile (nmi) 1852000 185200 1852 1.852 72913 6076 2025.4 1.1508

We decided to round some conversion factors to fit this table. Therefore, some of these values are not accurate, but they still have reasonable accuracy.