How many decimeter in 1 cm?
The answer is 0.1.
We assume you are converting between decimetre and centimetre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 10 decimeter, or 100 cm.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between decimeters and centimetres.
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1 decimeter to cm = 10 cm
5 decimeter to cm = 50 cm
10 decimeter to cm = 100 cm
15 decimeter to cm = 150 cm
20 decimeter to cm = 200 cm
25 decimeter to cm = 250 cm
30 decimeter to cm = 300 cm
40 decimeter to cm = 400 cm
50 decimeter to cm = 500 cm
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A decimetre (US: decimeter; symbol: dm) is a measurement of length, measuring 10 centimetres or one-tenth of a metre.
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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