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Convert mm to m, m to mm

Convert mm to m

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Convert m to mm

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

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

Conversion Formulas

Both millimeter (mm) and meter (m) are units of length in the Metric System. So when you convert between these units, you are performing a conversion between two units within the Metric System.

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

The formula to convert from mm to m is:

m = mm x 0.001

The formula to convert from m to mm is:

mm = m x 1,000

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between milimeters (mm) and meters (m).

Millimeter to Meter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 1500 millimeters to meters (show work)

Formula:
mm x 0.001 = m

Calculations:
1,500 mm x 0.001 = 1.5 m

Result:
1,500 mm is equal to 1.5 m

Meter to Millimeter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 3.6 meters to millimeters (show work)

Formula:
m x 1,000 = mm

Calculations:
3.6 m x 1,000 = 3,600 mm

Result:
3.6 m is equal to 3,600 mm

Conversion Tables

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

Millimeters to Meters Conversion Chart

millimeters (mm) meters (m)
1 mm 0.001 m
2 mm 0.002 m
3 mm 0.003 m
4 mm 0.004 m
5 mm 0.005 m
10 mm 0.01 m
25 mm 0.025 m
50 mm 0.05 m
75 mm 0.075 m
100 mm 0.1 m
250 mm 0.25 m
500 mm 0.5 m
750 mm 0.75 m
1,000 mm 1 m
2,500 mm 2.5 m
5,000 mm 5 m
7,500 mm 7.5 m
10,000 mm 10 m
50,000 mm 50 m
100,000 mm 100 m

Meters to Millimeters Conversion Chart

meters (m) millimeters (mm)
1 m 1,000 mm
2 m 2,000 mm
3 m 3,000 mm
4 m 4,000 mm
5 m 5,000 mm
6 m 6,000 mm
7 m 7,000 mm
8 m 8,000 mm
9 m 9,000 mm
10 m 10,000 mm
15 m 15,000 mm
20 m 20,000 mm
25 m 25,000 mm
30 m 30,000 mm
40 m 40,000 mm
50 m 50,000 mm
75 m 75,000 mm
100 m 100,000 mm
500 m 500,000 mm
1000 m 1,000,000 mm

Conversion Definitions

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

What is a millimeter (mm)?

A millimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for millimeter is mm. There are 1,000 millimeters in a meter. The International spelling is millimetre.

What is a meter (m)?

A meter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for meter is m. There are 1,000 meters in a kilometer. The International spelling is metre.

How many millimeters in a meter?

There are 1,000 millimeters in a meter.

How many meters in a millimeter?

There are 0.001 meters in a millimeter.

Understanding the Length Units

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

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
inches in or " US Customary Units (and Imperial)  
feet ft or ' US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 foot = 12 inches
yards yd US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 yard = 3 feet
miles mi US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet
millimeter mm Metric System 1000 mm = 1 m
centimeter cm Metric System 100 cm = 1 m, 1 cm = 10 mm
decimeter dm Metric System 10 dm = 1 m, 1 dm = 10 cm
meter m Metric System 1 m = 1000 mm, 100 cm, 10 dm
kilometer km Metric System 1 km = 1000 m