## ››Convert decijoule to kilogram calorie

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How many decijoule in 1 kilogram calorie? The answer is 41858.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10 decijoule, or 0.00023890295761862 kilogram calorie.
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## ››Definition: Decijoule

The SI prefix "deci" represents a factor of 10-1, or in exponential notation, 1E-1.

So 1 decijoule = 10-1 joules.

The definition of a joule is as follows:

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).

## ››Definition: Kilogram calorie

The large calorie or kilogram calorie approximates the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 kg of water by 1 °C. This is about 4.185 kJ, and exactly 1000 small calories.

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