## Unit Converter

## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to kilometers is 1.0E-5, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 1.0E-5 kilometers:

1 cm = 1.0E-5 km

To convert 490 centimeters into kilometers we have to multiply 490 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to kilometers. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 1.0E-5 km

490 cm → L_{(km)}

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length *L* in kilometers:

L_{(km)} = 490 cm × 1.0E-5 km

L_{(km)} = 0.0049 km

The final result is:

490 cm → 0.0049 km

We conclude that **490 centimeters is equivalent to 0.0049 kilometers**:

490 centimeters = 0.0049 kilometers

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 kilometer is equal to 204.08163265306 × 490 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *490 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 204.08163265306 kilometers*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **four hundred ninety centimeters is approximately zero point zero zero five kilometers**:

490 cm ≅ 0.005 km

An alternative is also that *one kilometer is approximately two hundred four point zero eight two times four hundred ninety centimeters*.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to kilometers chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from centimeters to kilometers

centimeters (cm) | kilometers (km) |
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491 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

492 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

493 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

494 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

495 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

496 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

497 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

498 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

499 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |

500 centimeters | 0.005 kilometers |