# 317 centimeters in meters

## Conversion

317 centimeters is equivalent to 3.17 meters.^{[1]}

## Conversion formula

How to convert 317 centimeters to meters?

We know (by definition) that: $1\mathrm{cm}=0.01\mathrm{m}$

We can set up a proportion to solve for the number of meters.

$\frac{1\mathrm{cm}}{317\mathrm{cm}}=\frac{0.01\mathrm{m}}{x\mathrm{m}}$Now, we cross multiply to solve for our unknown $x$:

$x\mathrm{m}=\frac{317\mathrm{cm}}{1\mathrm{cm}}*0.01\mathrm{m}\to x\mathrm{m}=3.17\mathrm{m}$Conclusion: $317\mathrm{cm}=3.17\mathrm{m}$

## Conversion in the opposite direction

The inverse of the conversion factor is that **1 meter is equal to 0.315457413249211 times 317 centimeters**.

It can also be expressed as: 317 centimeters is equal to $\frac{1}{\mathrm{0.315457413249211}}$ meters.

## Approximation

An approximate numerical result would be: **three hundred and seventeen centimeters is about zero meters**, or alternatively, *a meter is about zero point three two times three hundred and seventeen centimeters*.

## Footnotes

[1] The precision is 15 significant digits (fourteen digits to the right of the decimal point).

Results may contain small errors due to the use of floating point arithmetic.