## 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 197 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 197 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

197 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 197 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 1.97 m

The final result is:

197 cm → 1.97 m

We conclude that 197 centimeters is equivalent to 1.97 meters:

197 centimeters = 1.97 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.50761421319797 × 197 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 197 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.50761421319797 meters.

## Approximate result

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

197 cm ≅ 1.97 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point five zero eight times one hundred ninety-seven 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)
198 centimeters 1.98 meters
199 centimeters 1.99 meters
200 centimeters 2 meters
201 centimeters 2.01 meters
202 centimeters 2.02 meters
203 centimeters 2.03 meters
204 centimeters 2.04 meters
205 centimeters 2.05 meters
206 centimeters 2.06 meters
207 centimeters 2.07 meters