## 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 36 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 36 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

36 cm → L(mm)

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

L(mm) = 36 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 360 mm

The final result is:

36 cm → 360 mm

We conclude that 36 centimeters is equivalent to 360 millimeters:

36 centimeters = 360 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.0027777777777778 × 36 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 36 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0027777777777778 millimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that thirty-six centimeters is approximately three hundred sixty millimeters:

36 cm ≅ 360 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero three times thirty-six 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)
37 centimeters 370 millimeters
38 centimeters 380 millimeters
39 centimeters 390 millimeters
40 centimeters 400 millimeters
41 centimeters 410 millimeters
42 centimeters 420 millimeters
43 centimeters 430 millimeters
44 centimeters 440 millimeters
45 centimeters 450 millimeters
46 centimeters 460 millimeters