1.45 Centimeter to Meter
Convert 1.45 (one) Centimeters to Meters (cm to m) with our conversion calculator.
1.45 Centimeters to Meters equals 0.0145 m.
To calculate the length in meters from centimeters, we need to understand the relationship between the two units. The metric system defines 1 meter (m) as the base unit of length, while 1 centimeter (cm) is exactly equal to 0.01 meters. This is because the prefix 'centi' in the metric system denotes a factor of one hundredth. Therefore, to convert centimeters to meters, you multiply the length in centimeters by 0.01 (or divide by 100), which is the equivalent of moving the decimal point two places to the left.
For a length of 1.45 cm, the calculation to convert into meters would be as follows: 1.45 cm * 0.01 = 0.0145 meters. This calculation demonstrates the conversion process, which is straightforward once the relationship between meters and centimeters is understood. The conversion factor of 0.01 is key to changing centimeters into meters, adjusting the scale from a smaller unit (cm) to a larger unit (m), thus requiring the length value in centimeters to be multiplied by 0.01.
Items that are approximately 1.45 cm in length:

Diameter of a small button
 Round or flat piece used in clothing for fastening.

A standard pencil's radius
 Half the thickness of the wooden part of a writing instrument.

The width of a USB TypeA connector
 The metallic part that plugs into a USB port.

Length of some jewelry beads
 Small, decorative objects used in crafting and jewelrymaking.

The thickness of a standard smartphone
 Measuring from the screen to the back cover.

A short nail or tack
 Small, sharp object used for fastening materials together.

The width of a large paperclip
 A bent piece of wire used for holding sheets of paper together.