There are 0.1 decimeters in a centimeter (1 dm = 10 cm). To find out how many decimeters there are in "x" centimeters, multiply the centimeter value by 0.1 (or divide by 10).
1 Centimeter = 0.1 Decimeters
1 Decimeter = 10 Centimeters
Centimeter (centimetre) is a metric length unit and equals to one hundredth of a meter. The symbol is "cm".
Decimeter (decimetre) is a metric length unit and equals to one tenth of a meter. The symbol is "dm".