How many cm in 1 decameter?
The answer is 1000.
We assume you are converting between centimetre and decametre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 0.1 decameter.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between centimetres and decameters.
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1 cm to decameter = 0.001 decameter
10 cm to decameter = 0.01 decameter
50 cm to decameter = 0.05 decameter
100 cm to decameter = 0.1 decameter
200 cm to decameter = 0.2 decameter
500 cm to decameter = 0.5 decameter
1000 cm to decameter = 1 decameter
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A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.
The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.
A decametre (American spelling: dekameter, symbol: dam) is a measurement of distance equal to ten metres. This measure is included mostly for completeness. It very rarely has any practical application.
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