8 Centimeter to Meter

Convert 8 (eight) Centimeters to Meters (cm to m) with our conversion calculator.

8 Centimeters to Meters equals 0.0800 m.

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Convert 8 Centimeters to Meters (cm to m) with our conversion calculator.

8 Centimeters to Meters equals 0.0800 m.

To convert 8 cm to meters, we need to know the basic conversion factor between centimeters and meters. One meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters. This means that to convert a length from centimeters to meters, you divide the number of centimeters by 100.

Applying this to 8 cm, we divide by 100 to find its equivalent in meters. Thus, 8 cm รท 100 = 0.08 meters. This is because the division by 100 essentially moves the decimal point two places to the left, changing the centimeter value into its meter equivalent. Through this straightforward division, we've easily translated the length from one unit to another, facilitating comparisons or calculations that require the metric unit of meters.

Here are 7 items that are approximately 8 cm in length, along with a brief outline for each:

  • Smartphone width:

    • Modern smartphones' widths often fall around the 8 cm mark, making them comfortably fit in the palm of your hand.
  • Pencil or Pen:

    • A standard pencil or pen is typically close to 8 cm in length when measured starting from the tip to the midpoint of its body, not including the length of the cap or eraser.
  • Credit card height:

    • The height (shorter side) of a standard credit card is closely around 8 cm, designed for fitting snugly into wallets and card holders.
  • Small notebook thickness:

    • A small, pocket-sized notebook can be around 8 cm thick, especially if it's designed to be carried easily for quick notes.
  • A set of keys:

    • When laid end to end, a typical set of 2 to 3 house or car keys can measure up to 8 cm, showing their compact convenience.
  • Computer mouse width:

    • The width of a typical compact computer mouse is around 8 cm, providing an ergonomic grip for users.
  • Paperclip chain:

    • Creating a chain of standard-sized paper clips, you'll reach an 8 cm length with about 10 to 12 clips, demonstrating their small, yet practical size.