# Millimeters to Centimeters (mm to cm)

## Millimeters to Centimeters (mm to cm) conversion calculator

Centimeters to Millimeters (Swap units)

1mm = 0.1cm

Accuracy

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Millimeters to Centimeters formula

Centimeters = Millimeters / 10

### Millimeters to Centimeters calculation

Centimeters = Millimeters / 10

Centimeters = 1 / 10

Centimeters = 0.1

## How do you convert millimeters to centimeters?

To convert millimeters to centimeters, you need to understand the relationship between these two units of measurement. Millimeters and centimeters are both units of length in the metric system, with millimeters being smaller than centimeters. There are 10 millimeters in 1 centimeter, which means that to convert millimeters to centimeters, you need to divide the number of millimeters by 10.

For example, let's say you have a measurement of 50 millimeters and you want to convert it to centimeters. You would divide 50 by 10, which equals 5 centimeters. So, 50 millimeters is equal to 5 centimeters.

## What is a millimeter?

A millimeter is a thousandth of a meter (1/1000) which is the SI (International System of Units) unit of length. It is normally used to measure small lengths like the thickness of a sheet of paper or the dimensions of a small object.

One millimeter is approximately equal to 0.03937 inches (about 1/25th). Presicely there are 25.4 millimeters in an inch and it is often used in science and engineering. It is used in countries that have adopted the metric system.

You may come across millimeters when measuring the size of electronic components, jewelry or even the thickness of a fingernail.

## What is a centimeter?

A centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system, specifically the International System of Units (SI). It is equal to one hundredth of a meter, making it a smaller unit of measurement compared to a meter. The centimeter is commonly used for measuring small distances, such as the length of objects or the height of individuals.

In terms of conversion, one centimeter is approximately equal to 0.0328 feet. This means that if you have a measurement in centimeters and you want to convert it to feet, you would divide the number of centimeters by 30.48. Conversely, if you have a measurement in feet and you want to convert it to centimeters, you would multiply the number of feet by 30.48.

The centimeter is a versatile unit of measurement that is widely used in various fields, including science, engineering, and everyday life. It provides a convenient and precise way to measure small distances, allowing for accurate calculations and comparisons. Whether you are measuring the length of a pencil or determining the height of a person, the centimeter is a valuable unit that helps us understand and quantify the world around us.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Millimeters
Centimeters
0mm
0.00000cm
1mm
0.10000cm
2mm
0.20000cm
3mm
0.30000cm
4mm
0.40000cm
5mm
0.50000cm
6mm
0.60000cm
7mm
0.70000cm
8mm
0.80000cm
9mm
0.90000cm
10mm
1.00000cm
11mm
1.10000cm
12mm
1.20000cm
13mm
1.30000cm
14mm
1.40000cm
15mm
1.50000cm
16mm
1.60000cm
17mm
1.70000cm
18mm
1.80000cm
19mm
1.90000cm
Millimeters
Centimeters
20mm
2.00000cm
21mm
2.10000cm
22mm
2.20000cm
23mm
2.30000cm
24mm
2.40000cm
25mm
2.50000cm
26mm
2.60000cm
27mm
2.70000cm
28mm
2.80000cm
29mm
2.90000cm
30mm
3.00000cm
31mm
3.10000cm
32mm
3.20000cm
33mm
3.30000cm
34mm
3.40000cm
35mm
3.50000cm
36mm
3.60000cm
37mm
3.70000cm
38mm
3.80000cm
39mm
3.90000cm
Millimeters
Centimeters
40mm
4.00000cm
41mm
4.10000cm
42mm
4.20000cm
43mm
4.30000cm
44mm
4.40000cm
45mm
4.50000cm
46mm
4.60000cm
47mm
4.70000cm
48mm
4.80000cm
49mm
4.90000cm
50mm
5.00000cm
51mm
5.10000cm
52mm
5.20000cm
53mm
5.30000cm
54mm
5.40000cm
55mm
5.50000cm
56mm
5.60000cm
57mm
5.70000cm
58mm
5.80000cm
59mm
5.90000cm
Millimeters
Centimeters
60mm
6.00000cm
61mm
6.10000cm
62mm
6.20000cm
63mm
6.30000cm
64mm
6.40000cm
65mm
6.50000cm
66mm
6.60000cm
67mm
6.70000cm
68mm
6.80000cm
69mm
6.90000cm
70mm
7.00000cm
71mm
7.10000cm
72mm
7.20000cm
73mm
7.30000cm
74mm
7.40000cm
75mm
7.50000cm
76mm
7.60000cm
77mm
7.70000cm
78mm
7.80000cm
79mm
7.90000cm