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Metric Length / Distance - Unit Converter

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The basic unit of metric length is the meter which is defined as the international standard unit of length. One meter approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches. The was redefined in 1983 as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.
Here you can make all the basic length or distance conversions like: Cm To Inches, cm to m, cm to feet, Inches to centimeters, Inches to feet, Inches to millimeters, inches to cm, and so on.
Below you can find some very usefull conversion tables.

1 millimeter (mm) = 1/1,000 meter
1 centimeter (cm) = 1/100 meter
1 decimeter (dm) = 1/10 meter
1 kilometer (km) = 1000 meters

Decimal Prefixes

prefix

deca [da]

hecto [h]

kilo [k]

mega [M]

giga [G]

tera [T]

peta [P]

exa [E]

zetta [z]

yotta[y]

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10^{1}

10^{2}

10^{3}

10^{6}

10^{9}

10^{12}

10^{15}

10^{18}

10^{21}

10^{24}

prefix

deci [d]

centi [c]

milli [m]

micro [µ]

nano [n]

pico [p]

femto [f]

atto [a]

zepto [z]

yocto [y]

factor

10^{-1}

10^{-2}

10^{-3}

10^{-6}

10^{-9}

10^{-12}

10^{-15}

10^{-18}

10^{-21}

10^{-24}

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