## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Put the unit for the answer (centimeters) in the numerator of the unit fraction; put the unit you want to change (m) in the denominator. Unit Fraction equivalent to 1 = $\frac{100 centimeters}{1 meter}$ Multiply 18 m times the unit fraction. 18 m * $\frac{100 centimeters}{1 meter}$= 1800 cm