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Convert cm to dm, dm to cm

Conversion Calculators

Convert cm to dm

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dm

Convert dm to cm

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Conversion Formulas

The formula to convert from cm to dm is:

dm = cm x 0.1

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 x 0.1 = dm

Calculations:
24 cm x 0.1 = 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

Decimeters to Centimeters Conversion Chart

decimeters (dm) centimeters (cm)
0.1 dm1 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

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 100 centimeters in a meter. 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 10 decimeters in a meter. The International spelling is decimetre.

How many centimeters in a decimeter?

There are 10 centimeters in a decimeter.

How many decimeters in a centimeter?

There are 0.1 decimeters in a centimeter.


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