How big is a centimeter ? Definition and real-life examples

A centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system of measurement. A centimeter is approximately the width of a child's pinky finger.

Width of a child's pinkie finger is 1 cm


1 cm is approximately half the width of a penny.

1 cm is approximately half the width of a pencil

1 cm is approximately the thickness of a cellphone.

1 cm is approximately the thickness of 100 sheets of copy paper.

1 cm is approximately the length of ladybug


1 cm is approximately the length of ladybug

1 cm is approximately the length of ladybug


1 cm is approximately the length of ladybug

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