How many decametres in 1 chain?
The answer is 2.011684023368.
We assume you are converting between decametre and chain [Gunter, survey].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decametres, or 0.049709595959596 chain.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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››Quick conversion chart of decametres to chain

1 decametres to chain = 0.4971 chain

5 decametres to chain = 2.48548 chain

10 decametres to chain = 4.97096 chain

20 decametres to chain = 9.94192 chain

30 decametres to chain = 14.91288 chain

40 decametres to chain = 19.88384 chain

50 decametres to chain = 24.8548 chain

75 decametres to chain = 37.2822 chain

100 decametres to chain = 49.7096 chain

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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.

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