# How do you convert 44 centimeters to meters?

$44 \cdot c m$ $=$ $0.44 \cdot m$
$\text{centi}$ $=$ ${10}^{-} 2$.
Thus $1 \cdot c m$ $=$ ${10}^{-} 2 \cdot m$
$44 \cdot \cancel{c m} \times {10}^{-} 2 \cdot m \cdot \cancel{c {m}^{-} 1}$ $=$ $0.44 \cdot m$