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Convert cubic cm to cubic dm, cubic dm to cubic cm

Convert cm3 to dm3

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Convert dm3 to cm3

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How to convert cm3 to dm3 : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cm3 to dm3". Enter a value in the cm3 field and click on the "Calculate cubic dm" button. Your answer will appear in the dm3 field.

How to convert dm3 to cm3 : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert dm3 to cm3". Enter a value in the dm3 field and click on the "Calculate cubic cm" button. Your answer will appear in the cm3 field.

Conversion Formulas

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from cm3 to dm3 is:

dm3 = cm3 x 0.001

The formula to convert from dm3 to cm3 is:

cm3 = dm3 x 1,000

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between cubic centimeters (cm3) and cubic decimeters (dm3).

Cubic Centimeter to Cubic Decimeter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 1,500 cubic centimeters to cubic decimeters (show work)

Formula:
cm3 x 0.001 = dm3

Calculations:
1,500 cm3 x 0.001 = 1.5 dm3

Result:
1,500 cm3 is equal to 1.5 dm3

Cubic Decimeter to Cubic Centimeter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 6.4 cubic decimeters to cubic centimeters (show work)

Formula:
dm3 x 1,000 = cm3

Calculations:
6.4 dm3 x 1,000 = 6,400 cm3

Result:
6.4 dm3 is equal to 6,400 cm3

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from cm3 to dm3, and dm3 to cm3.

Cubic Centimeters to Cubic Decimeters Conversion Chart

cubic centimeters (cm3) cubic decimeters (dm3)
1 cm3 0.001 dm3
10 cm3 0.01 dm3
100 cm3 0.1 dm3
250 cm3 0.25 dm3
750 cm3 0.75 dm3
1,000 cm3 1 dm3
2,500 cm3 2.5 dm3
5,000 cm3 5 dm3
7,500 cm3 7.5 dm3
10,000 cm3 10 dm3
25,000 cm3 25 dm3
50,000 cm3 50 dm3
7,500 cm3 75 dm3
100,000 cm3 100 dm3
250,000 cm3 250 dm3
500,000 cm3 500 dm3
750,000 cm3 750 dm3
1,000,000 cm3 1,000 dm3

Cubic Decimeters to Cubic Centimeters Conversion Chart

cubic decimeters (dm3) cubic centimeters (cm3)
1 dm3 1,000 cm3
2 dm3 2,000 cm3
3 dm3 3,000 cm3
4 dm3 4,000 cm3
5 dm3 5,000 cm3
6 dm3 6,000 cm3
7 dm3 7,000 cm3
8 dm3 8,000 cm3
9 dm3 9,000 cm3
10 dm3 10,000 cm3
25 dm3 25,000 cm3
50 dm3 50,000 cm3
100 dm3 100,000 cm3
250 dm3 250,000 cm3
500 dm3 500,000 cm3
1,000 dm3 1,000,000 cm3
5,000 dm3 5,000,000 cm3
10,000 dm3 10,000,000 cm3

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between cubic centimeters and cubic decimeters.

Understanding the Volume Units

This table provides a summary of the Volume units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
cubic millimeters mm3 Metric System
cubic centimeters cm3 Metric System 1 cm3 = 1,000 mm3
cubic decimeters dm3 Metric System 1 dm3 = 1,000,000 mm3
1 dm3 = 1,000 cm3
cubic meters m3 Metric System 1 m3 = 1,000,000,000 mm3
1 m3 = 1,000,000 cm3
1 m3 = 1,000 dm3
cubic kilometer km3 Metric System 1 km3 = 1,000,000,000 m3