# Why is it easier to convert centimeters to millimeters than it is to convert miles to yards or feet?

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cm --> mm is based on the metric system, which is in intervals of 10. This is easier than converting from who knows what from feet --> in. etc. (metric system is easier)
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# Why is it easier to convert meters to centimeters or millimeters than it is to convert miles to yards or feet?

Answer . Conversion is easier in the metric system because the metric system uses increments which are represented in different powers of 10. That means they are all multip

# Why is it difficult to convert miles to yards or feet?

It isn't. Any calculator can do it easily.

# Why is it easier to convert meters to millimeters or centimeters than it is to change yards to feet or inches?

Answer . That is excatly why some countries made the metric system standard, it is EASIER!! their is no decimals - example 1 kilometer = 1000 meters EASY! 1 kilometer

# Why is it easier to concert meters to cenimeters or millimeters then it is to convert miles to yards or feet?

because the metric system is based on power of ten. for example, ten millimeters equals a centimeter, ten centimeters equals a decimeter, ten decimeters equals a meter, and so

# Why is it easier to convert meters to centimeters or millimeters than to convert miles to feet or inches?

1 kilometer = 1,000 meters 1 meter = 100 centimeters 1 kilometer = 100,000 centimeters 1 centimeter = 10 millimeters 1 meter = 1,000 millimeters 1 kilometer = 1,000

# Which is easier to convert feet to inches or meters to centimeters?

Actually, they are both equally easy: Feet x 12 = inches Meters x 100 = centimeters

# Why is it easier to convert millimeter to kilometers than to convert inches to miles?

In the metric system, units relate to one another as multiples of 10.. 1000 milimeters/meter x 1000 meters/kilometer = 1000000 milimeters/kilometer. In the English system, u

# Why is it easier to convert meters to centimeters or millimeters?

they are all geometric

# Why is it difficult to convert mile to yard or feet?

It not difficult. 1 mile equals 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet.

# What is 94 millimeters converted into centimeters?

94mm converts to 9.4cm (there are 10mm per cm).

# What is 245 millimeters converted to centimeters?

24.5 cm is equal to 245 mm. 1 mm/ one millimeter is one one-thousandth of a meter (1 mm = 1/ 1000 m) 1 cm/ one centimeter is one one-hundredth of a meter (1 cm = 1/ 100 m) 1 c

# What is 5 millimeters converted into centimeters?

10 mm = 1 cm â 5 mm = 5 Ã· 10 cm = 0.5 cm
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m x 100 = cm
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# Why is it easier to convert meters to centimeters that it it to changeyards to feet or inches?

To convert units in the metric system is simple because you only need to multiply or divide by a power of ten. Converting inches to feet and vice versa is less convenient most
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# Why is it easier to convert meters to centimeters or millimeters than it is to change yards to feet or inches?

Meters, centimeters and millimeters are units of length in the Metric System, as are liters and grams for volume and weight. Since all units are based upon a system of 10's, a
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# Why is it easier to convert meters to centimes or millimeters than it is to change yards to feet or inches?

The whole of the metric system is designed so that conversion between different units for the same characteristic involves multiplication or division by powers of ten. In effe
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# Why is it it easier to convert meters to millimeters or centimeters than it is to change yards to feet or inches?

Some people think it is easier to multiply and divide by powers often than by 3, 12 or 36.