# Is a centimeter longer than a meter?

A centimeter is not longer than a meter. The prefix of "centi" is defined as 1/100th. Thus, a centimeter means 1/100th of a meter. In other words, a meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters, making a...
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## How many times longer than a centimeter is a meter?

The metric system is based on units of ten, and the prefix "centi" means 100. One meter is equal to 100 centimeters, and so one meter is 100 times as long as a centimeter.References:Math Teacher: T...
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## Is a yard stick or a meter stick longer?

A yardstick is three feet, or 36 inches, in length, while a meterstick is 39.37 inches long. Yardstick measurements are typically shown in inches and fractions of an inch, while metersticks are bro...
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## Is a meter or yard bigger?

A meter is larger than a yard. Both units are used to measure distance: yards in the imperial system and meters in the Metric system. A yard is equal to about 0.9 meters (the precise conversion is ...
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## Which is bigger: a meter or a yard?

One meter is equal to 3.28084 feet, while 1 yard equals 3 feet, according to a University of Minnesota conversion table. Therefore, a meter is approximately .28 feet or 3.4 inches longer than a yar...
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