## Measurement unit: dekaliter

**Full name:** dekalitre

**Plural form:** dekaliters

**Symbol:** daL

**Alternate spelling:** dekalitres

**Category type:** volume

**Scale factor:** 0.01

## SI unit: cubic meter

The SI derived unit for volume is the cubic meter.

1 cubic meter is equal to 100 dekaliter.

Valid units must be of the **volume** type.

You can use this form to select from known units:

## Definition: Dekalitre

The SI prefix "deka" represents a factor of
10^{1}, or in exponential notation, 1E1.

So 1 dekalitre = 10^{1} liters.

The definition of a litre is as follows:

The litre (spelled liter in American English and German) is a metric unit of volume. The litre is not an SI unit, but (along with units such as hours and days) is listed as one of the "units outside the SI that are accepted for use with the SI." The SI unit of volume is the cubic metre (m³).

## Sample conversions: dekaliter