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# Convert cm to dm, dm to cm - Length Conversion

## Conversion Calculators

cm
dm
Decimals

### Convert dm to cm

dm
cm
Decimals

* If the result of your conversion is 0, try increasing the "Decimals".

## Conversion Definitions

### What is a centimeter (cm)?

A centimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for centimeter is cm. There are 10 centimeters in a decimeter. The International spelling is centimetre.

### What is a decimeter (dm)?

A decimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for decimeter is dm. There are 0.1 decimeters in a centimeter. The International spelling is decimetre.

## Conversion Formulas

The formula to convert from cm to dm is:

`dm = cm ÷ 10`

The formula to convert from dm to cm is:

`cm = dm x 10`

## Conversion Examples

### Centimeter to Decimeter Conversion Example

```Task: Convert 24 centimeters to decimeters (show work)
Formula:
cm ÷ 10 = dm
Calculations:
24 cm ÷ 10 = 2.4 dm
Result:
24 cm is equal to 2.4 dm```

### Decimeter to Centimeter Conversion Example

```Task: Convert 53 decimeters to centimeters (show work)
Formula:
dm x 10 = cm
Calculations:
53 dm x 10 = 530 cm
Result:
53 dm is equal to 530 cm```

## Conversion Tables

### Centimeters to Decimeters Conversion Chart

centimeters (cm) decimeters (dm)
1 cm0.1 dm
2 cm0.2 dm
3 cm0.3 dm
4 cm0.4 dm
5 cm0.5 dm
6 cm0.6 dm
7 cm0.7 dm
8 cm0.8 dm
9 cm0.9 dm
10 cm1 dm
20 cm2 dm
30 cm3 dm
40 cm4 dm
50 cm5 dm
75 cm7.5 dm
100 cm10 dm
250 cm25 dm
500 cm50 dm
750 cm75 dm
1,000 cm100 dm
2,500 cm250 dm
5,000 cm500 dm
7,500 cm750 dm
10,000 cm1,000 dm
25,000 cm2,500 dm
50,000 cm5,000 dm
75,000 cm7,500 dm
100,000 cm10,000 dm
250,000 cm25,000 dm

### Decimeters to Centimeters Conversion Chart

decimeters (dm) centimeters (cm)
1 dm10 cm
2 dm20 cm
3 dm30 cm
4 dm40 cm
5 dm50 cm
6 dm60 cm
7 dm70 cm
8 dm80 cm
9 dm90 cm
10 dm100 cm
20 dm200 cm
30 dm300 cm
40 dm400 cm
50 dm500 cm
75 dm750 cm
100 dm1,000 cm
250 dm2,500 cm
500 dm5,000 cm
750 dm7,500 cm
1,000 dm10,000 cm
2,500 dm25,000 cm
5,000 dm50,000 cm
7,500 dm75,000 cm
10,000 dm100,000 cm
25,000 dm250,000 cm
50,000 dm500,000 cm
75,000 dm750,000 cm
100,000 dm1,000,000 cm
250,000 dm2,500,000 cm

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