Square Centimeters To Square Millimeters Converter
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How to convert square centimeters to square millimeters?How to transform 500 cm squared to mm squared?Check our other area tools:FAQsOur square centimeters to square millimeters converter is a simple tool that helps you with a specific task of turning cm² to mm² and mm² to cm². 🔄
Keep on reading to discover how to convert square centimeters to square millimeters and vice versa  all you need is a proper conversion factor!
🙋 Don't get distracted by different notations  square millimeters and square centimeters conversions can be written as:
 cm 2 to mm 2;
 sq mm to sq cm;
 cm squared to mm squared;
 mm2 to cm2; and finally,
 mm² to cm².
All of these versions can be found in our square centimeters to square millimeters converter.
How to convert square centimeters to square millimeters?
We're gonna make it pretty straightforward:

If you want to convert cm² to mm², use the equation:
Area in sq mm = Area in sq cm × 100

If you'd like to convert mm² to cm², follow the formula:
Area in sq cm = Area in sq mm / 100
How to transform 500 cm squared to mm squared?
Let's calculate it in the simplest way possible.
We know that 1 cm² = 100 mm²
. Let's use a simple equation:
Area in sq mm = Area in sq cm × 100 mm²
Area in sq mm = 500 × 100 mm²
Area in sq mm = 50000 mm²
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How to turn 1 cm2 to mm2?
It's easier than you think! We need to remember than 1 linear centimeter houses exactly 10 linear millimeters.
1 cm = 10 mm
If we want to know the number of squared millimeters, we need to square both sides of the equation.
(1 cm)² = (10 mm)²
1 cm² = 10 × 10 mm²
1 cm² = 100 mm²
How many cm2 are in mm2?
Just as you remember, all metric units of distance are a multiple of 10  neither square centimeters nor square millimeters are an exception here.
1 mm² = 0.01 cm²
while
100 mm² = 1 cm²