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# Math Definitions - Letter M

### Chapters

### Metre

# Definition of Metre

A **metre** is the standard metric unit of length.

There are \(100 \text{ cm}\) in a metre.

We use the abbreviation **m** for metres.

For example, a kindergarten child is about \(1 \text{ m}\) tall.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter M

Author: Subject Coach

Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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