## 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 85 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 85 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

85 cm → L(mm)

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

L(mm) = 85 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 850 mm

The final result is:

85 cm → 850 mm

We conclude that 85 centimeters is equivalent to 850 millimeters:

85 centimeters = 850 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.0011764705882353 × 85 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 85 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0011764705882353 millimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that eighty-five centimeters is approximately eight hundred fifty millimeters:

85 cm ≅ 850 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero one times eighty-five 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)
86 centimeters 860 millimeters
87 centimeters 870 millimeters
88 centimeters 880 millimeters
89 centimeters 890 millimeters
90 centimeters 900 millimeters
91 centimeters 910 millimeters
92 centimeters 920 millimeters
93 centimeters 930 millimeters
94 centimeters 940 millimeters
95 centimeters 950 millimeters