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Lesson 1: Units of length

# Getting a sense of meters and centimeters

Sal explains how to get a sense of the size of meters and centimeters and applies it to measuring objects. Created by Sal Khan.

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• how many inches are ina foot?
• There are 12 inches in 1 foot.
• How much is a cm?
• A cm is 1/100 of a meter. A meter is 100 cm.
• so basiacly could u do a video on how to figure out things that are tower of liberty tall??
• Sure, but you would need some insanely large units.
• how do measure something.
• how much is a cm
• How do you convert meters into feet?
• To convert meters into feet, multiply the number of meters by 3.28. For example, 10 meters multiplied by 3.28 equals 32.8 feet. Hope this helps! - Alex
• bro this app is rude it called me a bad math person it yelled at me
• I do not think so
(1 vote)
• yes, they Relly are