# Math Help - Does anyone know how to convert μW/m2 in μW/cm2 ?

1. ## Does anyone know how to convert μW/m2 in μW/cm2 ?

Does anyone know how to convert:

673,000 μW/m2 in

μW/cm2 ?

Thank you

2. Originally Posted by babycoder
Does anyone know how to convert:

673,000 μW/m2 in

μW/cm2 ?

Thank you
Use the simple fact that $1 m^2 = 10^4 cm^2$.

3. Originally Posted by mr fantastic
Use the simple fact that $1 m^2 = 10^4 cm^2$.
Thank you, but it's been 20 years since I was in school...

so what makes that....67,3 μW/cm2 maybe?

4. Originally Posted by babycoder
Thank you, but it's been 20 years since I was in school...

so what makes that....67,3 μW/cm2 maybe?
67.3 μW/cm2.

5. Originally Posted by mr fantastic
67.3 μW/cm2.
oh right, sorry I'm originally from a country where the dot and the comma are used reversed

Thanks a lot!