## 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 53 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 53 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

53 cm → L(m)

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

L(m) = 53 cm × 0.01 m

L(m) = 0.53 m

The final result is:

53 cm → 0.53 m

We conclude that 53 centimeters is equivalent to 0.53 meters:

53 centimeters = 0.53 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 1.8867924528302 × 53 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 53 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 1.8867924528302 meters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifty-three centimeters is approximately zero point five three meters:

53 cm ≅ 0.53 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately one point eight eight seven times fifty-three 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)
54 centimeters 0.54 meters
55 centimeters 0.55 meters
56 centimeters 0.56 meters
57 centimeters 0.57 meters
58 centimeters 0.58 meters
59 centimeters 0.59 meters
60 centimeters 0.6 meters
61 centimeters 0.61 meters
62 centimeters 0.62 meters
63 centimeters 0.63 meters