›› Convert metre to dekametre


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How many meter in 1 dekameter? The answer is 10.
We assume you are converting between metre and dekametre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1 meter, or 0.1 dekameter.
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›› Quick conversion chart of meter to dekameter

1 meter to dekameter = 0.1 dekameter

10 meter to dekameter = 1 dekameter

20 meter to dekameter = 2 dekameter

30 meter to dekameter = 3 dekameter

40 meter to dekameter = 4 dekameter

50 meter to dekameter = 5 dekameter

100 meter to dekameter = 10 dekameter

200 meter to dekameter = 20 dekameter

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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: 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.

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