## 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 17.3 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 17.3 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

17.3 cm → L(mm)

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

L(mm) = 17.3 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 173 mm

The final result is:

17.3 cm → 173 mm

We conclude that 17.3 centimeters is equivalent to 173 millimeters:

17.3 centimeters = 173 millimeters ## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.0057803468208092 × 17.3 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 17.3 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0057803468208092 millimeters.

## Approximate result

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

17.3 cm ≅ 173 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero six times seventeen point three 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)
18.3 centimeters 183 millimeters
19.3 centimeters 193 millimeters
20.3 centimeters 203 millimeters
21.3 centimeters 213 millimeters
22.3 centimeters 223 millimeters
23.3 centimeters 233 millimeters
24.3 centimeters 243 millimeters
25.3 centimeters 253 millimeters
26.3 centimeters 263 millimeters
27.3 centimeters 273 millimeters