Metric ConversionDate: 10/23/96 at 2:41:52 From: michelle Subject: Metric conversion (centimeters to meters) How many meters is 67 centimeters equal to? Date: 10/23/96 at 3:21:50 From: Doctor Mike Subject: Re: Metric conversion (centimeters to meters) Hi Michelle, A centimeter is 1/100 of a meter, just like a cent (penny) is 1/100 of a dollar - so the answer to your question will be the same as the answer to "how many dollars is 67 cents equal to?" The answer to both questions is a fraction that is less than one, namely 67/100, which is the same as 0.67 in decimal form. Of course you would write $0.67 in the case of the money version of the question. I hope this helps. -Doctor Mike, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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