There is one-tenth of a centimeter in a millimeter. Centimeters are one one-hundredth of a meter and millimeters are one one-thousandth of a meter; therefore, there are 10 millimeters for every centimeter. More »

A metric ruler is used to measure things in centimeters and millimeters with 1 centimeter equaling 10 millimeters, so a ruler will have 10 tiny millimeter lines between each centimeter to denote the millimeter. This can ... More »

A centimeter is larger than a millimeter. In the metric system, 1 centimeter is equal to 10 millimeters. To find the answer, one also can compare both of these measurements to the meter. More »

A millimeter is equal to 0.001 meter, 0.0393700787402 inch and 0.1 centimeter. Finding these different measurements requires using certain conversion factors. In the SI system, millimeters is a measurement unit of length... More »

You can convert any centimeter measurement to millimeters by remembering that there are 10 millimeters in 1 centimeter. Anytime you need to convert from centimeters to millimeters, simply multiply the centimeter value by... More »

When measuring the length of a pencil, centimeters are used rather than millimeters because a pencil is more than a centimeter long. Millimeters are used when measuring lengths that are less than a centimeter, such as a ... More »

The total area of 12 millimeters by 10 millimeters is 120 square millimeters, assuming that this is an enclosed area with two sides of 12 millimeters and two sides of 10 millimeters. The formula for finding the area of a... More »