Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to meters is 0.01, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 0.01 meters:

1 cm = 0.01 m

To convert 1.7 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 1.7 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 0.01 m

1.7 cm → L(m)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in meters:

L(m) = 1.7 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 0.017 m

The final result is:

1.7 cm → 0.017 m

We conclude that 1.7 centimeters is equivalent to 0.017 meters:

1.7 centimeters = 0.017 meters

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 58.823529411765 × 1.7 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 1.7 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 58.823529411765 meters.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one point seven centimeters is approximately zero point zero one seven meters:

1.7 cm ≅ 0.017 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately fifty-eight point eight two four times one point seven centimeters.

Conversion table

centimeters to meters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from centimeters to meters

centimeters (cm) meters (m)
2.7 centimeters 0.027 meters
3.7 centimeters 0.037 meters
4.7 centimeters 0.047 meters
5.7 centimeters 0.057 meters
6.7 centimeters 0.067 meters
7.7 centimeters 0.077 meters
8.7 centimeters 0.087 meters
9.7 centimeters 0.097 meters
10.7 centimeters 0.107 meters
11.7 centimeters 0.117 meters