## Unit Converter

## 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 72 centimeters into meters we have to multiply 72 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

72 cm → L_{(m)}

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

L_{(m)} = 72 cm × 0.01 m

L_{(m)} = 0.72 m

The final result is:

72 cm → 0.72 m

We conclude that **72 centimeters is equivalent to 0.72 meters**:

72 centimeters = 0.72 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 meter is equal to 1.3888888888889 × 72 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *72 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 1.3888888888889 meters*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **seventy-two centimeters is approximately zero point seven two meters**:

72 cm ≅ 0.72 m

An alternative is also that *one meter is approximately one point three eight nine times seventy-two 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) |
---|---|

73 centimeters | 0.73 meters |

74 centimeters | 0.74 meters |

75 centimeters | 0.75 meters |

76 centimeters | 0.76 meters |

77 centimeters | 0.77 meters |

78 centimeters | 0.78 meters |

79 centimeters | 0.79 meters |

80 centimeters | 0.8 meters |

81 centimeters | 0.81 meters |

82 centimeters | 0.82 meters |