›› Convert metre to decametre


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How many meter in 1 decameter? The answer is 10.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1 meter, or 0.1 decameter.
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›› Quick conversion chart of meter to decameter

1 meter to decameter = 0.1 decameter

10 meter to decameter = 1 decameter

20 meter to decameter = 2 decameter

30 meter to decameter = 3 decameter

40 meter to decameter = 4 decameter

50 meter to decameter = 5 decameter

100 meter to decameter = 10 decameter

200 meter to decameter = 20 decameter

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›› Definition: Meter

The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of "length", in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. The internationally-accepted spelling of the unit in English is "metre", although the American English spelling meter is a common variant. However, both American and non-American forms of English agree that the spelling "meter" should be used as a suffix in the names of measuring devices such as chronometers and micrometers.

›› Definition: Decameter

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.

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