# How do you convert 2 1/2 meters to centimeters?

##### 2 Answers

Oct 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

The prefix 'cent' means 100. [Century is 100 years,

In

**To change metres # rarr # cm, multiply by 100.**

(move the decimal point 2 places to the right)

If you change to a smaller unit, the number gets bigger.

Oct 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

Known:

But we need

Multiply both sides by