## 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 438 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 438 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

438 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 438 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 4.38 m

The final result is:

438 cm → 4.38 m

We conclude that 438 centimeters is equivalent to 4.38 meters:

438 centimeters = 4.38 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.22831050228311 × 438 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 438 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.22831050228311 meters.

## Approximate result

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

438 cm ≅ 4.38 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point two two eight times four hundred thirty-eight 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)
439 centimeters 4.39 meters
440 centimeters 4.4 meters
441 centimeters 4.41 meters
442 centimeters 4.42 meters
443 centimeters 4.43 meters
444 centimeters 4.44 meters
445 centimeters 4.45 meters
446 centimeters 4.46 meters
447 centimeters 4.47 meters
448 centimeters 4.48 meters