# Square Millimeters to Square Centimeters Converter

Enter the area in square millimeters below to get the value converted to square centimeters.

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## How to Convert Square Millimeters to Square Centimeters

To convert a measurement in square millimeters to a measurement in square centimeters, divide the area by the following conversion ratio: 100 square millimeters/square centimeter.

Since one square centimeter is equal to 100 square millimeters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The area in square centimeters is equal to the area in square millimeters divided by 100.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 square millimeters to square centimeters using the formula above.

Square millimeters and square centimeters are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What is a Square Millimeter?

One square millimeter is equivalent to the area of a square with edges that are each 1 millimeter in length. One square millimeter is equal to 0.00155 square inches or 1/100 of a square centimeter.

The square millimeter, or square millimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for thousandths, or 10^{-3}. A square millimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square mm. Square millimeters can be abbreviated as *sq mm*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *mm²*. For example, 1 square millimeter can be written as 1 sq mm or 1 mm².

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## What is a Square Centimeter?

One square centimeter is equivalent to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides. One square centimeter is equal to 0.155 square inches or 1/10,000 of a square meter.

The square centimeter, or square centimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for hundredths, or 10^{-2}. A square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square cm. Square centimeters can be abbreviated as *sq cm*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *cm²*. For example, 1 square centimeter can be written as 1 sq cm or 1 cm².

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## Square Millimeter to Square Centimeter Conversion Table

Square Millimeters | Square Centimeters |
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1 sq mm | 0.01 sq cm |

2 sq mm | 0.02 sq cm |

3 sq mm | 0.03 sq cm |

4 sq mm | 0.04 sq cm |

5 sq mm | 0.05 sq cm |

6 sq mm | 0.06 sq cm |

7 sq mm | 0.07 sq cm |

8 sq mm | 0.08 sq cm |

9 sq mm | 0.09 sq cm |

10 sq mm | 0.1 sq cm |

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