## 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 27 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 27 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

27 cm → L(mm)

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

L(mm) = 27 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 270 mm

The final result is:

27 cm → 270 mm

We conclude that 27 centimeters is equivalent to 270 millimeters:

27 centimeters = 270 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.0037037037037037 × 27 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 27 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0037037037037037 millimeters.

## Approximate result

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

27 cm ≅ 270 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero four times twenty-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)
28 centimeters 280 millimeters
29 centimeters 290 millimeters
30 centimeters 300 millimeters
31 centimeters 310 millimeters
32 centimeters 320 millimeters
33 centimeters 330 millimeters
34 centimeters 340 millimeters
35 centimeters 350 millimeters
36 centimeters 360 millimeters
37 centimeters 370 millimeters