## Unit Converter

## 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 11.8 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 11.8 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

11.8 cm → L_{(m)}

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

L_{(m)} = 11.8 cm × 0.01 m

L_{(m)} = 0.118 m

The final result is:

11.8 cm → 0.118 m

We conclude that **11.8 centimeters is equivalent to 0.118 meters**:

11.8 centimeters = 0.118 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 meter is equal to 8.4745762711864 × 11.8 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *11.8 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 8.4745762711864 meters*.

## Approximate result

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

11.8 cm ≅ 0.118 m

An alternative is also that *one meter is approximately eight point four seven five times eleven point eight 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) |
---|---|

12.8 centimeters | 0.128 meters |

13.8 centimeters | 0.138 meters |

14.8 centimeters | 0.148 meters |

15.8 centimeters | 0.158 meters |

16.8 centimeters | 0.168 meters |

17.8 centimeters | 0.178 meters |

18.8 centimeters | 0.188 meters |

19.8 centimeters | 0.198 meters |

20.8 centimeters | 0.208 meters |

21.8 centimeters | 0.218 meters |