In order to convert centimeters in to meters the number needs to be divided by 10. Converting 100 centimeters into meters is 100/10=10. The reverse is done to convert meters into centimeters.
The centi- prefix means 1/100, so divide 4.37 centimeters by 100 to convert it to meters.
Meters x 100 = centimeters
You have to make sure the units are the same. You cannot add meters and centimeters, for example. You would have to either convert meters to centimeters, or centimeters to meters.
.78 meters = 78 centimeters To convert meters to centimeters, multiply the meters by 100.
1 meter = 100 centimeters. So to convert meters into centimeters, just Multiply by 100.
You divide by 100. if you have 1000 square centimeters, it would be 10 square meters...
659 meters=65,900 centimeters
2,000 meters = 200,000 centimeters
234 centimeters = 2.34 meters
768 centimeters = 7.68 meters