# ››Convert hectonewton to dekanewton

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How many hectonewton in 1 dekanewton? The answer is 0.1.
We assume you are converting between hectonewton and dekanewton.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.01 hectonewton, or 0.1 dekanewton.
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# ››Definition: Hectonewton

The SI prefix "hecto" represents a factor of 102, or in exponential notation, 1E2.

So 1 hectonewton = 102 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.

# ››Definition: Dekanewton

The SI prefix "deka" represents a factor of 101, or in exponential notation, 1E1.

So 1 dekanewton = 101 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.

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