# Question: Why is there 100 cm in a meter?

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Entymology of (Centi)meters It was first used as “centi” by the French, who introduced the measurement when they created the metric system. When used as centi, it is defined as one-hundredth of a unit. Thus, a meter is 100 cm, or a centimeter is one-hundredth of a meter.

## Which is bigger 100 cm or 1 M?

A centimeter is 100 times smaller than one meter (so 1 meter = 100 centimeters).

## Is 100 centimeters more than 1 meter?

A meter is equal to 100 centimeters.

## Who is bigger CM or M?

A centimeter is 1/100th of a meter. It would take the length of 100 cm to equal the length of a single meter. A centimeter is equivalent to 0.39 inches. It is also equal to 0.033 feet, 0.011 yards and 0.0000062 miles.

## How many CM makes a meter?

100 centimeters Answer: 1 meter is 100 centimeters.

## Is 1m longer than 10 cm?

1 m is longer than / shorter than / the same as 10 cm.

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