# Millimeters to Centimeters Calculator

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This calculator allows you to convert from millimeters to centimeters. You can enter any value to be converted immediately.

Here’s more information on how to use the millimeters to centimeters calculator. Also, you can learn about the relation of these units in general.

## How to use the calculator from millimeters to centimeters?

Step 1: Enter the number of millimeters in the “Millimeters” input box. Any real number can be used.

Step 2: The right panel will show the equivalent in centimeters.

Step 3: The equivalent in meters + centimeters and the process used to convert to centimeters will be shown at the bottom.

## How many millimeters are there in a centimeter?

1 centimeter is equivalent to 10 millimeters. Alternatively, 1 millimeter is equal to 0.1 centimeters.

These units are metric system units of length. The base unit in the International System of Units is the meter. The other units are derived from the meter using suffixes. In this case, milli means 10-3 and centi means 10-2.

## How to convert from millimeters to centimeters?

To convert from millimeters to centimeters, we simply have to divide by 10. Therefore, we can find a distance d in centimeters (cm) by dividing the given distance d in millimeters by 10.

#### Example 1:

Convert 80 millimeters to centimeters.

Dividing the given distance by 10, we have:

d(cm) = 80/10

d(cm) = 8 cm

#### Example 2:

Convert 240 millimeters to centimeters.

When we divide 240 by 10, we have:

d(cm) = 240/10

d(cm) = 24 cm

#### Example 3:

Convert 5 millimeters to centimeters.

Dividing the given distance by 10, we have:

d(cm) = 5/10

d(cm) = 0.5 cm

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