Online calculators to convert centimeters per second to meters per second (cm/s to m/s) and meters per second to centimeters per second (m/s to cm/s) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Speed units.

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert cm/s to m/s ** or **convert m/s to cm/s**.

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

Centimeters per second is a unit of speed in the Metric System. It measures the number of centimeters travelled in a second. The symbol for centimeters per second is cm/s and the International spelling is centimetres per second. There are 100 cm/s in m/s.

Meters per second is a unit of speed in the Metric System. It measures the number of meters travelled in a second. The symbol for meters per second is m/s and the International spelling is metres per second. There are 0.01 m/s in cm/s.

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 cm/s to m/s is:

m/s = cm/s ÷ 100

The formula to convert from m/s to cm/s is:

cm/s = m/s x 100

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from centimeters per second to meters per second (cm/s to m/s) or converting from meters per second to centimeters per second (m/s to cm/s).

Task: Convert 250 centimeters per second to meters per second (show work)Formula:cm/s ÷ 100 = m/sCalculations:250 cm/s ÷ 100 = 2.5 m/sResult:250 cm/s is equal to 2.5 m/s

Task: Convert 40 meters per second to centimeters per second (show work)Formula:m/s x 100 = cm/sCalculations:40 m/s x 100 = 4,000 cm/sResult:40 m/s is equal to 4,000 cm/s

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

centimeters per second (cm/s) | meters per second (m/s) |
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1 cm/s | 0.01 m/s |

2 cm/s | 0.02 m/s |

3 cm/s | 0.03 m/s |

4 cm/s | 0.04 m/s |

5 cm/s | 0.05 m/s |

6 cm/s | 0.06 m/s |

7 cm/s | 0.07 m/s |

8 cm/s | 0.08 m/s |

9 cm/s | 0.09 m/s |

10 cm/s | 0.1 m/s |

20 cm/s | 0.2 m/s |

30 cm/s | 0.3 m/s |

40 cm/s | 0.4 m/s |

50 cm/s | 0.5 m/s |

75 cm/s | 0.75 m/s |

100 cm/s | 1 m/s |

250 cm/s | 2.5 m/s |

500 cm/s | 5 m/s |

750 cm/s | 7.5 m/s |

1,000 cm/s | 10 m/s |

2,500 cm/s | 25 m/s |

5,000 cm/s | 50 m/s |

7,500 cm/s | 75 m/s |

10,000 cm/s | 100 m/s |

25,000 cm/s | 250 m/s |

50,000 cm/s | 500 m/s |

75,000 cm/s | 750 m/s |

100,000 cm/s | 1,000 m/s |

250,000 cm/s | 2,500 m/s |

meters per second (m/s) | centimeters per second (cm/s) |
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1 m/s | 100 cm/s |

2 m/s | 200 cm/s |

3 m/s | 300 cm/s |

4 m/s | 400 cm/s |

5 m/s | 500 cm/s |

6 m/s | 600 cm/s |

7 m/s | 700 cm/s |

8 m/s | 800 cm/s |

9 m/s | 900 cm/s |

10 m/s | 1,000 cm/s |

20 m/s | 2,000 cm/s |

30 m/s | 3,000 cm/s |

40 m/s | 4,000 cm/s |

50 m/s | 5,000 cm/s |

75 m/s | 7,500 cm/s |

100 m/s | 10,000 cm/s |

250 m/s | 25,000 cm/s |

500 m/s | 50,000 cm/s |

750 m/s | 75,000 cm/s |

1,000 m/s | 100,000 cm/s |

2,500 m/s | 250,000 cm/s |

5,000 m/s | 500,000 cm/s |

7,500 m/s | 750,000 cm/s |

10,000 m/s | 1,000,000 cm/s |

25,000 m/s | 2,500,000 cm/s |

50,000 m/s | 5,000,000 cm/s |

75,000 m/s | 7,500,000 cm/s |

100,000 m/s | 10,000,000 cm/s |

250,000 m/s | 25,000,000 cm/s |

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

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
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inches per second | in/s | US Customary Units/Imperial System | |

feet per second | ft/s | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 ft/s = 12 in/s |

yards per second | yd/s | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 yd/s = 3 ft/s |

miles per second | mi/s | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 mi/s = 1760 yd/s 1 mi/s = 5280 ft/s |

millimeters per second | mm/s | Metric System | 1000 mm/s = 1 m/s |

centimeters per second | cm/s | Metric System | 100 cm/s = 1 m/s 1 cm/s = 10 mm/s |

decimeters per second | dm/s | Metric System | 10 dm/s = 1 m/s 1 dm/s = 10 cm/s |

meters per second | m/s | Metric System | 1 m/s = 1000 mm/s 1 m/s = 100 cm/s 1 m/s = 10 dm/s |

kilometers per second | km/s | Metric System | 1 km/s = 1000 m/s |

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