To convert decimeters to centimeters (dm to cm) or to convert centimeters to decimeters (cm to dm), you may use the converter above. Alternatively, to find out how many centimeters there are in "x" decimeters, you may use the decimeters to centimeters table.
Below, you will find information of how to convert dm to cm and how to convert cm to dm, including the formulas and example conversions.
How many centimeters in a decimeter?
1 Decimeter (dm) is equal to 10 centimeters (cm). To convert decimeters to centimeters, multiply the decimeter value by 10.
For example, to find out how many centimeters there are in 2 decimeters, multiply 2 by 10, that makes 20 cm in 2 dm.
dm to cm formula
cm = dm * 10
How to convert centimeters to decimeters?
1 Centimeter (cm) is equal to 0.1 decimeter (dm). To convert centimeters to decimeters, multiply the centimeter value by 0.1 or divide by 10.
For example, to convert 5 cm to dm, multiply 5 by 0.1, that makes 0.5 dm in 5 cm.
cm to dm formula
dm = cm * 0.1
dm = cm / 10
What is a Centimeter?
Centimeter (centimetre) is a metric system length unit. 1 cm = 0.1 dm. The symbol is "cm".
What is a Decimeter?
Decimeter (decimetre) is a metric system length unit. 1 dm = 10 cm. The symbol is "dm".
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