How many meters is 120 cm?

1 Answer
Sep 3, 2016

Answer:

#120*cm=1.20*m#

Explanation:

#1*cm# #=# #1xx10^-2*m#

Thus #120*cm=120xx1xx10^-2*m# #=# #1.20*m#.

#"Centi"#, #"micro"#, #"milli"#, and #"kilo"# are simply commonly used mulitpliers to save on the number of #0000"'s"# we have to write.

#"Micro " (mu)# means #xx10^-6#.

#"Milli (m)"# means #xx10^-3#.

#"Kilo (k)"# means #xx10^3#.

#"Mega (m)"# means #xx10^6#.

#"Deci"# means #xx10^-1#.