Posted by **danielle** on Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:10pm.

1 meter equals how many millimetersm and how many centimeters

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:21pm
1 meter = 100 centimeters. The prefix *centi-* means 100; there are 100 cents in a dollar.

1 meter = 1,000 millimeters. The prefix *milli-* means 1,000; there are 1,000 years in a millenium.

The average 3-year-old is 1 meter tall. The standard height of kitchen counters is almost 1 meter.

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**Sarah**, Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:52pm
just remember

KHDUDCM

King Henry Died Unusualy Driking Choco Milk

k-kilo

h-hekto

d-deka

u- unit mesurements (meters...)

d-dilo something like that

C-centi

m-mili

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**Sarah**, Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:54pm
oh yah you pick the letter that you start at then see how many letters it is till the one you are converting to and depending on if you go right or left, is how many spaces you move decimal

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**drwls**, Friday, November 2, 2007 at 6:22pm
dilo? I think you mean deci- for 1/10 :-)

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**DrBob222**, Friday, November 2, 2007 at 8:40pm
A new mnemonic for me to remembers. I have never heard of this one before. Thanks.

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