Online calculators to convert deciliters to liters (dL to L) and liters to deciliters (L to dL) with additional formulas, examples, and conversion tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between these units.

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert dL to L ** or **convert L to dL**.

**How to convert dL to L **: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert dL to L". Enter a value in the dL field and click on the "Calculate L" button. Your answer will appear in the L field.

**How to convert L to dL **: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert L to dL". Enter a value in the L field and click on the "Calculate dL" button. Your answer will appear in the dL field.

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 dL to L is:

L = dL x 0.1

The formula to convert from L to dL is:

dL = L x 10

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between deciliters (dL) and liters (L).

Task: Convert 12.5 deciliters to liters (show work)Formula:dL x 0.1 = LCalculations:12.5 dL x 0.1 = 1.25 LResult:12.5 dL is equal to 1.25 L

Task: Convert 4 liters to deciliters (show work)Formula:L x 10 = dLCalculations:4 L x 10 = 40 dLResult:4 L is equal to 40 dL

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

deciliters (dL) | liters (L) |
---|---|

1 dL | 0.1 L |

2 dL | 0.2 L |

3 dL | 0.3 L |

4 dL | 0.4 L |

5 dL | 0.5 L |

6 dL | 0.6 L |

7 dL | 0.7 L |

8 dL | 0.8 L |

9 dL | 0.9 L |

10 dL | 1 L |

50 dL | 5 L |

100 dL | 10 L |

125 dL | 12.5 L |

250 dL | 25 L |

500 dL | 50 L |

750 dL | 75 L |

1,000 dL | 100 L |

2,000 dL | 200 L |

3,000 dL | 300 L |

liters (L) | deciliters (dL) |
---|---|

0.1 L | 1 dL |

1 L | 10 dL |

2 L | 20 dL |

3 L | 30 dL |

4 L | 40 dL |

5 L | 50 dL |

6 L | 60 dL |

7 L | 70 dL |

8 L | 80 dL |

9 L | 90 dL |

10 L | 100 dL |

15 L | 150 dL |

20 L | 200 dL |

25 L | 250 dL |

30 L | 300 dL |

35 L | 350 dL |

40 L | 400 dL |

50 L | 500 dL |

100 L | 1,000 dL |

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between deciliters and liters.

A deciliter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for deciliter is dL. There are 10 deciliters in a liter. The International spelling is decilitre.

A liter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for liter is L. There are 1,000 milliliters in a liter and 1,000 liters in a kiloliter. The International spelling is litre.

There are 10 deciliters in a liter.

There are 0.1 liters in a deciliter.

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

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
---|---|---|---|

milliliters | mL | Metric System | 1000 mL = 1 L |

centiliters | cL | Metric System | 100 cL = 1 L, 1 cL = 10 mL |

deciliters | dL | Metric System | 10 dL = 1 L, 1 dL = 10 cL |

liters | L | Metric System | 1 L = 1000 mL, 100 cL, 10 dL |

hectoliters | hL | Metric System | 1 hL = 100 L |

kiloliters | kL | Metric System | 1 kL = 1000 L |