How many decametres in 1 hectometer?
The answer is 10.
We assume you are converting between decametre and hectometre.
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decametres or hectometer
The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decametres, or 0.01 hectometer.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between decameters and hectometers.
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1 decametres to hectometer = 0.1 hectometer
10 decametres to hectometer = 1 hectometer
20 decametres to hectometer = 2 hectometer
30 decametres to hectometer = 3 hectometer
40 decametres to hectometer = 4 hectometer
50 decametres to hectometer = 5 hectometer
100 decametres to hectometer = 10 hectometer
200 decametres to hectometer = 20 hectometer
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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.
A hectometre (American spelling: hectometer, abbreviation: hm) is a somewhat uncommonly used measurement of length, consisting of 100 metres or one tenth of a kilometre.
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