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# How do you convert centimeter to millimeter?

I have never understood the metric system.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  mako (289) There are ten millimeters in a centimeter. Simply multiply the number of centimeters by ten, and you will get the number of millimeters.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  mlequi (6) 1 centimeter = 10 millimeter. 1 millimeter = 0.1 centimeter. Hence, Converting centimeter to millimeter, just multiply by 10. Converting millimeter to centimeter, divide by 10.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  rennywoman (20) There are ten millimeters in a centimeter, so you merely have to multiply by ten. The secret to understanding the metric system is to simply memorize the units of measurements. There are 100 centimeters in a meter, 10 millimeters in a centimeter, and 1000 meters in a kilometer. I hope this helps.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  angelac (23) You simply move the decimal place one space to the right. So, if you have 3 centimeters, move the decimal one place to the right, and you get 30 millimeters.