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1 meter equals how many millimetersm and how many centimeters

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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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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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Hey fo the "D" its supposed to be "deci" not "dilo"

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Cool im the only 1 who sent u a msg

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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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dilo? I think you mean deci- for 1/10 :-)

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A new mnemonic for me to remembers. I have never heard of this one before. Thanks.

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