How many decameter in 1 stadion?
The answer is 15.77.
We assume you are converting between decametre and stadion.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decameter, or 0.0063411540900444 stadion.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 decameter to stadion = 0.06341 stadion
10 decameter to stadion = 0.63412 stadion
20 decameter to stadion = 1.26823 stadion
30 decameter to stadion = 1.90235 stadion
40 decameter to stadion = 2.53646 stadion
50 decameter to stadion = 3.17058 stadion
100 decameter to stadion = 6.34115 stadion
200 decameter to stadion = 12.68231 stadion
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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.
An empirical determination of the length of the stadion was made by Lev Vasilevich Firsov, who compared 81 distances given by Eratosthenes and Strabo with the straight-line distances measured by modern methods, and averaged the results. He obtained a result of about 157.7 metres (172.5 yd).
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