## 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 189 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 189 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

189 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 189 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 1.89 m

The final result is:

189 cm → 1.89 m

We conclude that 189 centimeters is equivalent to 1.89 meters:

189 centimeters = 1.89 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.52910052910053 × 189 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 189 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.52910052910053 meters.

## Approximate result

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

189 cm ≅ 1.89 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point five two nine times one hundred eighty-nine 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)
190 centimeters 1.9 meters
191 centimeters 1.91 meters
192 centimeters 1.92 meters
193 centimeters 1.93 meters
194 centimeters 1.94 meters
195 centimeters 1.95 meters
196 centimeters 1.96 meters
197 centimeters 1.97 meters
198 centimeters 1.98 meters
199 centimeters 1.99 meters