## 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 46.2 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 46.2 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

46.2 cm → L(mm)

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

L(mm) = 46.2 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 462 mm

The final result is:

46.2 cm → 462 mm

We conclude that 46.2 centimeters is equivalent to 462 millimeters:

46.2 centimeters = 462 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.0021645021645022 × 46.2 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 46.2 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0021645021645022 millimeters.

## Approximate result

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

46.2 cm ≅ 462 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero two times forty-six point two 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)
47.2 centimeters 472 millimeters
48.2 centimeters 482 millimeters
49.2 centimeters 492 millimeters
50.2 centimeters 502 millimeters
51.2 centimeters 512 millimeters
52.2 centimeters 522 millimeters
53.2 centimeters 532 millimeters
54.2 centimeters 542 millimeters
55.2 centimeters 552 millimeters
56.2 centimeters 562 millimeters