## kilometer

**Kilometer** is a multiple of the

**meter** unit. The

**kilo** prefix stands for 1000 therefore, 1 kilometer = 1000 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 kilometer is 1000 meters

The symbol for kilometer is

**km**## centimeter

**Centimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**centi** prefix stands for 0.01 therefore, 1 centimeter = 0.01 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 centimeter is 0.01 meters

The symbol for centimeter is

**cm**