## ››Convert decametre to metre

 decameter metre

How many decameter in 1 metre? The answer is 0.1.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decameter, or 1 metre.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of decameter to metre

1 decameter to metre = 10 metre

5 decameter to metre = 50 metre

10 decameter to metre = 100 metre

15 decameter to metre = 150 metre

20 decameter to metre = 200 metre

25 decameter to metre = 250 metre

30 decameter to metre = 300 metre

40 decameter to metre = 400 metre

50 decameter to metre = 500 metre

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## ››Definition: Decameter

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.

## ››Definition: Meter

The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of "length", in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. The internationally-accepted spelling of the unit in English is "metre", although the American English spelling meter is a common variant. However, both American and non-American forms of English agree that the spelling "meter" should be used as a suffix in the names of measuring devices such as chronometers and micrometers.

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