Unit Converter

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 3 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 3 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

3 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 3 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 0.03 m

The final result is:

3 cm → 0.03 m

We conclude that 3 centimeters is equivalent to 0.03 meters:

3 centimeters = 0.03 meters

3 centimeters is equal to 0.03 meters

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 33.333333333333 × 3 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 3 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 33.333333333333 meters.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three centimeters is approximately zero point zero three meters:

3 cm ≅ 0.03 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately thirty-three point three three three times three 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)
4 centimeters 0.04 meters
5 centimeters 0.05 meters
6 centimeters 0.06 meters
7 centimeters 0.07 meters
8 centimeters 0.08 meters
9 centimeters 0.09 meters
10 centimeters 0.1 meters
11 centimeters 0.11 meters
12 centimeters 0.12 meters
13 centimeters 0.13 meters