Convert cm to dekameter - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert centimetre to dekametre

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How many cm in 1 dekameter?
The answer is 1000.
We assume you are converting between centimetre and dekametre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 0.1 dekameter.
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Quick conversion chart of cm to dekameter

1 cm to dekameter = 0.001 dekameter

10 cm to dekameter = 0.01 dekameter

50 cm to dekameter = 0.05 dekameter

100 cm to dekameter = 0.1 dekameter

200 cm to dekameter = 0.2 dekameter

500 cm to dekameter = 0.5 dekameter

1000 cm to dekameter = 1 dekameter

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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 10^{3} 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.

Definition: Dekameter

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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