›› Convert decametre to centimetre


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How many decametres in 1 centimeter? The answer is 0.001.
We assume you are converting between decametre and centimetre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decametres, or 100 centimeter.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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›› Quick conversion chart of decametres to centimeter

1 decametres to centimeter = 1000 centimeter

2 decametres to centimeter = 2000 centimeter

3 decametres to centimeter = 3000 centimeter

4 decametres to centimeter = 4000 centimeter

5 decametres to centimeter = 5000 centimeter

6 decametres to centimeter = 6000 centimeter

7 decametres to centimeter = 7000 centimeter

8 decametres to centimeter = 8000 centimeter

9 decametres to centimeter = 9000 centimeter

10 decametres to centimeter = 10000 centimeter

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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: Centimeter

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.

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