How do you convert 1 millimeter into centimeters?


Quick Answer

Converting millimeters to centimeters is a simple process that takes less than a minute. It requires either a calculator or a pen and paper. Simply divide 1 millimeter by 10 to arrive at the equivalent value in centimeters.

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  1. Record your millimeters value

    Start by writing (or inputting into a calculator) the value of one, representing the millimeters you wish to convert to centimeters.

  2. Divide

    Divide the number of millimeters by the centimeter conversion factor. For this equation, divide 1 millimeter by the factor of 10.

  3. Note the answer

    When you divide 1 millimeter by 10 centimeters, you arrive at your answer. Round the answer to 0.1 centimeter.

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