What is 480 cm as m?

##4.80 m##

In order to figure out the number of meters in 480 cm, we’re going to use dimensional analysis (method that allows you to convert from one unit of measurement to another by cancelling out unwanted units) and the relationship below:
For questions like this I use the following technique:
##”Quantity Given” xx “Conversion Factor” = “Quantity Sought”##
##color(magenta)(“Quantity Given:”## 480 cm
##color(green)(“Conversion Factor:”## 100
##color(purple)(“Quantity Sought:”## meters
Let’s plug in our values:
##480cancel”cm”xx(1m)/(100cancel”cm”)## = 4.80 m

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