# Question #5fd6d

##### 2 Answers

One centimeter is

One millimeter is

So,

If you are changing something from millimeters to centimeters, say

Hope this helps :)

#### Answer:

divide by 10

#### Explanation:

In the metric system, each subdivision is 10 times that of the previous one, just like coinage where you need 10 dimes to make a dollar and 10 pennies to make a dime. Metric also uses prefixes to identify the relation of that measurement to the "base" one. They are:

Kilo =

Hecto =

Deca =

Deci =

Centi =

Milli =

So in meters, one millimeter is one one thousandth of a meter and a centimeter is one one hundredth of a meter. One centimeter is 10 millimeters and 1 millimeter is one tenth of a centimeter.

1 cm = 10 mm

1 mm =