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How many decametres in 1 micrometer?
The answer is 1.0E-7.
We assume you are converting between decametre and micrometre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decametres, or 1000000 micrometer.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between decameters and micrometres.
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1 decametres to micrometer = 10000000 micrometer
2 decametres to micrometer = 20000000 micrometer
3 decametres to micrometer = 30000000 micrometer
4 decametres to micrometer = 40000000 micrometer
5 decametres to micrometer = 50000000 micrometer
6 decametres to micrometer = 60000000 micrometer
7 decametres to micrometer = 70000000 micrometer
8 decametres to micrometer = 80000000 micrometer
9 decametres to micrometer = 90000000 micrometer
10 decametres to micrometer = 100000000 micrometer
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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 micrometre (American spelling: micrometer, symbol µm) is an SI unit of length equal to one millionth of a metre, or about a tenth of the size of a droplet of mist or fog. It is also commonly known as a micron, although that term is officially outdated. It can be written in the expanded mathmatical notation (1×10-6 m)
The symbol µ is the "micro sign", which should look identical to the Greek letter mu (?) (the two may or may not look the same, depending on the font). The symbol "um" is sometimes used, when the µ and ? are not available, for example when using a typewriter.
The micrometre is a common unit of measurement for wavelengths of infrared radiation. Some people (especially in astronomy and the semiconductor business) use the old name micron and/or the solitary symbol µ (both of which were official between 1879 and 1967) to denote a micrometre. This practice persists in the face of official discouragement, perhaps to help disambiguate between the unit of measurement and the micrometer, a measuring device.
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