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cm to mm (Centimeters to Millimeters) Converter

1 cm is equal to 10 mm

Convert Centimeter to Millimeter


10 mm

Cm to mm conversion is one of the most commonly used unit conversions that is used in education institutions, work spaces etc. The centimeters to millimetre conversion is used for measuring the length, width and height of various applications, objects and spaces. 

The conversion factor from centimeters to millimetre is that 1 centimeter is equal to 10 millimetres. The centimeters to millimetre conversion steps can help in understanding how the online calculator runs the conversion. 

By using Collegedekho’s centimeters to millimeter calculator, you can carry out the conversions within seconds. The calculator is an automated tool that performs the conversion for you and retrieves the value accurately 

How to use the cm to mm calculator?

The calculator is a simple tool that can be used by anyone, all you need to do is insert the value of centimeters into the calculator. The final value will be automatically displayed in the millimetre display box. 

  • Step 1: Enter the centimeters value to convert
  • Step 2: Click on “Submit”
  • Step 3: Millimetre value will be displayed 

What is centimeter(cm)?

The centimeter is a measuring unit from the SI system. The centimeter is one of the most widely used unit. The abbreviation for cm is centimeter and the plural form is centimeters. A centimeter is equal to 0.01 meters and about 0.3937inches. 

(For example 1cm = 10mm or 0.01m)

Formula to convert cm to mm 

One centimeter is equal to 10 millimeters 

1cm = 10mm

So that simply means that you need to multiply the value of centimeter with 10 to get the desired value of that in millimetres.

Example to convert cm to mm

I. Convert 5 cm to mm

Multiply 5 with 10
Which means 5 centimeters = 5 X 10
Therefore 5 centimeters  = 50 millimeters


II.Convert 20 centimeters to millimetre

Multiply 20 with 10
Which means 20 centimeters = 20 X 10
Therefore 20 centimeters = 200 millimetres 

FAQs for cm to mm Conversion

1. 1 centimeter is equivalent to how many millimetres?
One centimeter is equal to 10m approximately. (1cm = 10 cm)

2. How to calculate centimeters to millimetre?What is the formula to convert cm to mm?
The standard formula followed to convert centimeters to millimetre is to multiply that value of cm with 10. 
Millimetre = value of centimeter X 10 

3. How many millimetres are there in 20 centimeters?
As 25cm is approximately equal to 250mm, therefore, 25cm = 25 x 10mm

4. How many centimeters is equivalent to 1 feet?
1 centimeter = 30.48cm

5. What is the centimeter unit used to calculate?
The unit of centimeter is used to calculate the various applications that include measuring width, length distance, height etc. of small miniscule objects

6. Is the unit of  centimeter used across the world?
Even though America has adopted the Imperial measuring system, the centimeter is still widely used in all different streams and is frequently used in mathematics and physics. 

Centimeter to Millimeter Conversion Table

Centimeter ( cm )

Millimeter ( mm )

cm to mm (Centimeters to Millimeters) Converter

0.01 cm

0.100 mm

0.01 cm is equal to 0.100 mm

0.1 cm

1 mm

0.1 cm is equal to 1 mm

1 cm

10 mm

1 cm is equal to 10 mm

2 cm

20 mm

2 cm is equal to 20 mm

3 cm

30 mm

3 cm is equal to 30 mm

4 cm

40 mm

4 cm is equal to 40 mm

5 cm

50 mm

5 cm is equal to 50 mm

6 cm

60 mm

6 cm is equal to 60 mm

7 cm

70 mm

7 cm is equal to 70 mm

8 cm

80 mm

8 cm is equal to 80 mm

9 cm

90 mm

9 cm is equal to 90 mm

10 cm

100 mm

10 cm is equal to 100 mm

20 cm

200 mm

20 cm is equal to 200 mm

30 cm

300 mm

30 cm is equal to 300 mm

40 cm

400 mm

40 cm is equal to 400 mm

50 cm

500 mm

50 cm is equal to 500 mm

60 cm

600 mm

60 cm is equal to 600 mm

70 cm

700 mm

70 cm is equal to 700 mm

80 cm

800 mm

80 cm is equal to 800 mm

90 cm

900 mm

90 cm is equal to 900 mm

100 cm

1000 mm

100 cm is equal to 1000 mm