# Convert 838 m to cm

In this article I will show you how to convert 838 meters into centimeters. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 838 m to cm. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Meters to Centimeters

A meter is greater than a centimeter. I know that a m is greater than a cm because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 838 meters into centimeters, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for m to cm is:

1 m = 100 cm

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 838 m to cm by multiplying `100` by the number of meters we have, which is 838.

838 x 100 = 83800 cm

So, the answer to the question "what is 838 meters in centimeters?" is 83800 cm.

## Meters to Centimeters Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for m to cm:

Meters (m) Centimeters (cm)
0.011
0.110
1100
2200
3300
5500
101000
202000
505000
10010000
1000100000

## Best Conversion Unit for 838 m

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 838 m.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 838 m is fathoms and the amount is 458.2239720035 fm.