## 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 1720 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 1720 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

1720 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 1720 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 17.2 m

The final result is:

1720 cm → 17.2 m

We conclude that 1720 centimeters is equivalent to 17.2 meters:

1720 centimeters = 17.2 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.058139534883721 × 1720 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 1720 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.058139534883721 meters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one thousand seven hundred twenty centimeters is approximately seventeen point two meters:

1720 cm ≅ 17.2 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point zero five eight times one thousand seven hundred twenty 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)
1721 centimeters 17.21 meters
1722 centimeters 17.22 meters
1723 centimeters 17.23 meters
1724 centimeters 17.24 meters
1725 centimeters 17.25 meters
1726 centimeters 17.26 meters
1727 centimeters 17.27 meters
1728 centimeters 17.28 meters
1729 centimeters 17.29 meters
1730 centimeters 17.3 meters