Full name: decalitre
Plural form: decaliters
Alternate spelling: decalitres
Category type: volume
Scale factor: 0.01
The SI derived unit for volume is the cubic meter.
1 cubic meter is equal to 100 dal.
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The SI prefix "deca" represents a factor of 101, or in exponential notation, 1E1.
So 1 decalitre = 101 liters.
The definition of a litre is as follows:
The litre (spelled liter in American English and German) is a metric unit of volume. The litre is not an SI unit, but (along with units such as hours and days) is listed as one of the "units outside the SI that are accepted for use with the SI." The SI unit of volume is the cubic metre (m³).