## Unit Converter

## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to millimeters is 10, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 10 millimeters:

1 cm = 10 mm

To convert 1 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 1 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to millimeters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 10 mm

1 cm → L_{(mm)}

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length *L* in millimeters:

L_{(mm)} = 1 cm × 10 mm

L_{(mm)} = 10 mm

The final result is:

1 cm → 10 mm

We conclude that **1 centimeters is equivalent to 10 millimeters**:

1 centimeters = 10 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 millimeter is equal to 0.1 × 1 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *1 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.1 millimeters*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **one centimeters is approximately ten millimeters**:

1 cm ≅ 10 mm

An alternative is also that *one millimeter is approximately zero point one times one centimeters*.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to millimeters chart

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

centimeters (cm) | millimeters (mm) |
---|---|

2 centimeters | 20 millimeters |

3 centimeters | 30 millimeters |

4 centimeters | 40 millimeters |

5 centimeters | 50 millimeters |

6 centimeters | 60 millimeters |

7 centimeters | 70 millimeters |

8 centimeters | 80 millimeters |

9 centimeters | 90 millimeters |

10 centimeters | 100 millimeters |

11 centimeters | 110 millimeters |