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Convert square cm to square m, square m to square cm

Convert cm2 to m2

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Convert m2 to cm2

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How to convert cm2 to m2 : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cm2 to m2". Enter a value in the cm2 field and click on the "Calculate square m" button. Your answer will appear in the m2 field.

How to convert m2 to cm2 : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert m2 to cm2". Enter a value in the m2 field and click on the "Calculate square cm" button. Your answer will appear in the cm2 field.

Conversion Formulas

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from cm2 to m2 is:

m2 = cm2 x 0.0001

The formula to convert from m2 to cm2 is:

cm2 = m2 x 10,000

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between square centimeters (cm2) and square meters (m2).

Square Centimeter to Square Meter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 90,000 square centimeters to square meters (show work)

Formula:
cm2 x 0.0001 = m2

Calculations:
90,000 cm2 x 0.0001 = 9 m2

Result:
90,000 cm2 is equal to 9 m2

Square Meter to Square Centimeter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 25 square meters to square centimeters (show work)

Formula:
m2 x 10,000 = cm2

Calculations:
25 m2 x 10,000 = 250,000 cm2

Result:
25 m2 is equal to 250,000 cm2

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from cm2 to m2, and m2 to cm2.

Square Centimeters to Square Meters Conversion Chart

square centimeters (cm2) square meters (m2)
1 cm2 0.0001 m2
4 cm2 0.0004 m2
9 cm2 0.0009 m2
16 cm2 0.0016 m2
25 cm2 0.0025 m2
36 cm2 0.0036 m2
49 cm2 0.0049 m2
64 cm2 0.0064 m2
81 cm2 0.0081 m2
100 cm2 0.01 m2
144 cm2 0.0144 m2
169 cm2 0.0169 m2
196 cm2 0.0196 m2
225 cm2 0.0225 m2
256 cm2 0.0256 m2
289 cm2 0.0289 m2

Square Meters to Square Centimeters Conversion Chart

square meters (m2) square centimeters (cm2)
1 m2 10,000 cm2
4 m2 40,000 cm2
9 m2 90,000 cm2
16 m2 160,000 cm2
25 m2 250,000 cm2
36 m2 360,000 cm2
49 m2 490,000 cm2
64 m2 640,000 cm2
81 m2 810,000 cm2
100 m2 1,000,000 cm2
144 m2 1,440,000 cm2
169 m2 1,690,000 cm2
196 m2 1,960,000 cm2
225 m2 2,250,000 cm2
256 m2 2,560,000 cm2
289 m2 2,890,000 cm2

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between square centimeters and square meters.

What is a square centimeter (cm2)?

A square centimeter is a unit of area in the Metric System. The symbol for square centimeter is cm2. There are 10,000 square centimeters in a square meter. A square centimeter is calculated as the area of a square that has 1 centimeter on each side. The International spelling is square centimetre.

What is a square meter (m2)?

A square meter is a unit of area in the Metric System. The symbol for square meter is m2. There are 10,000 square meters in a hectare, or 1,000,000 square meters in a square kilometer. A square meter is calculated as the area of a square that has 1 meter on each side. The International spelling is square metre.

Understanding the Area Units

This table provides a summary of the Area units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
square inches in2 or sq in US Customary Units/Imperial System  
square feet ft2 or sq ft US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 ft2 = 144 in2
square yards yd2 or sq yd US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 yd2 = 9 ft2
acres ac US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 ac = 4,840 yd2
square miles mi2 or sq mi US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 mi2 = 640 ac
square millimeters mm2 Metric System
square centimeters cm2 Metric System 1 cm2 = 100 mm2
square decimeters dm2 Metric System 1 dm2 = 100 cm2
square meters m2 Metric System 1 m2 = 100 dm2
hectares ha Metric System 1 ha = 10,000 m2
square kilometer km2 Metric System 1 km2 = 100 ha