## ››Convert dekametre to centimetre

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How many dekameter in 1 cm? The answer is 0.001.
We assume you are converting between dekametre and centimetre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 dekameter, or 100 cm.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of dekameter to cm

1 dekameter to cm = 1000 cm

2 dekameter to cm = 2000 cm

3 dekameter to cm = 3000 cm

4 dekameter to cm = 4000 cm

5 dekameter to cm = 5000 cm

6 dekameter to cm = 6000 cm

7 dekameter to cm = 7000 cm

8 dekameter to cm = 8000 cm

9 dekameter to cm = 9000 cm

10 dekameter to cm = 10000 cm

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## ››Definition: Dekameter

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.

## ››Definition: Centimeter

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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