# ››Convert decimetre to nanometre

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How many dm in 1 nm? The answer is 1.0E-8.
We assume you are converting between decimetre and nanometre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 10 dm, or 1000000000 nm.
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# ››Definition: Decimeter

A decimetre (US: decimeter; symbol: dm) is a measurement of length, measuring 10 centimetres or one-tenth of a metre.

# ››Definition: Nanometre

The SI prefix "nano" represents a factor of 10-9, or in exponential notation, 1E-9.

So 1 nanometre = 10-9 metre.

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