# 30 cm in m

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking to convert a length measurement from centimeters to meters, which requires knowing the conversion factor between these two units.

0.3 meters

30 cm is equal to 0.3 meters

#### Steps to Solve

1. Identify the conversion factor

Identify the conversion factor between centimeters and meters. There are 100 centimeters in 1 meter.

1. Set up the conversion equation

Divide the number of centimeters by 100 to convert to meters:

$$ext{meters} = rac{ ext{centimeters}}{100}$$

1. Perform the conversion

Substitute 30 cm into the equation and solve:

$$ext{meters} = rac{30}{100} = 0.3$$

30 cm is equal to 0.3 meters

Converting units of measurement is a fundamental skill in science and engineering, ensuring accurate and consistent communication of quantities.

#### Tips

A common mistake is forgetting the conversion factor or incorrectly flipping the ratio. Always remember that 1 meter equals 100 centimeters.

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