## 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 157 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 157 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

157 cm → L(mm)

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

L(mm) = 157 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 1570 mm

The final result is:

157 cm → 1570 mm

We conclude that 157 centimeters is equivalent to 1570 millimeters:

157 centimeters = 1570 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.00063694267515924 × 157 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 157 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.00063694267515924 millimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred fifty-seven centimeters is approximately one thousand five hundred seventy millimeters:

157 cm ≅ 1570 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero one times one hundred fifty-seven 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)
158 centimeters 1580 millimeters
159 centimeters 1590 millimeters
160 centimeters 1600 millimeters
161 centimeters 1610 millimeters
162 centimeters 1620 millimeters
163 centimeters 1630 millimeters
164 centimeters 1640 millimeters
165 centimeters 1650 millimeters
166 centimeters 1660 millimeters
167 centimeters 1670 millimeters