How do you convert 5 meters to centimeters?
The prefix 'cent' means 100. [Century is 100 years,
To change metres
(move the decimal point 2 places to the right)
If you change to a smaller unit, the number gets bigger.
Known: 1 metre is the same length as 100 centimetres
But we need 5 metres so we have to change the 1 metres into 5 metres.
For multiply of divide, what you do to one side you do to the other.
Multiply both sides by 5