# What is the quantity 0.0075 meters expressed in centimeters?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 13, 2017

#### Answer:

0.0075 m = 0.75 cm

#### Explanation:

To convert from one unit of measurement to the other, we must use a **conversion factor**.

We know that

The conversion factor will be either

We want the units of "cm" in the answer, so we choose the conversion factor that has "cm" on the top (in the numerator).

Then

Notice that the units of "m" cancel out and give us the desired unit "cm" in the answer.