# Definition:Displacement/Units

## Definition

### SI

The SI unit of displacement is the metre.

### CGS

The CGS unit of displacement is the centimetre $\mathrm {cm}$.

### FPS

The FPS unit of displacement is the foot $\mathrm f$.

## Conversion Factors

 $\displaystyle$  $\displaystyle 1$ $\displaystyle \mathrm m$ SI unit $\displaystyle$ $=$ $\displaystyle 10^2 = 100$ $\displaystyle \mathrm {cm}$ CGS unit $\displaystyle$ $=$ $\displaystyle 3.281$ $\displaystyle \mathrm f$ FPS unit