## 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 138 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 138 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

138 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 138 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 1.38 m

The final result is:

138 cm → 1.38 m

We conclude that 138 centimeters is equivalent to 1.38 meters:

138 centimeters = 1.38 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.72463768115942 × 138 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 138 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.72463768115942 meters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred thirty-eight centimeters is approximately one point three eight meters:

138 cm ≅ 1.38 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point seven two five times one hundred thirty-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)
139 centimeters 1.39 meters
140 centimeters 1.4 meters
141 centimeters 1.41 meters
142 centimeters 1.42 meters
143 centimeters 1.43 meters
144 centimeters 1.44 meters
145 centimeters 1.45 meters
146 centimeters 1.46 meters
147 centimeters 1.47 meters
148 centimeters 1.48 meters