Converting metres to centimetres

Introduced in the Year 5 curriculum as: "Convert between different units of metric measure (for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre)"

1 metre = 100 centimetres

We use this fact to convert from metres (m) to centimetres (cm).

Example 1:

3m = 300cm

Example 2:

250cm = 2.5m


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