## 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 317 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 317 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

317 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 317 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 3.17 m

The final result is:

317 cm → 3.17 m

We conclude that 317 centimeters is equivalent to 3.17 meters:

317 centimeters = 3.17 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.31545741324921 × 317 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 317 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.31545741324921 meters.

## Approximate result

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

317 cm ≅ 3.17 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point three one five times three hundred seventeen 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)
318 centimeters 3.18 meters
319 centimeters 3.19 meters
320 centimeters 3.2 meters
321 centimeters 3.21 meters
322 centimeters 3.22 meters
323 centimeters 3.23 meters
324 centimeters 3.24 meters
325 centimeters 3.25 meters
326 centimeters 3.26 meters
327 centimeters 3.27 meters