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Convert dL to L, L to dL

Convert dL to L

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Convert L to dL

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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.

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 dL to L is:

L = dL x 0.1

The formula to convert from L to dL is:

dL = L x 10

Conversion Examples

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

Deciliter to Liter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 12.5 deciliters to liters (show work)

Formula:
dL x 0.1 = L

Calculations:
12.5 dL x 0.1 = 1.25 L

Result:
12.5 dL is equal to 1.25 L

Liter to Deciliter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 4 liters to deciliters (show work)

Formula:
L x 10 = dL

Calculations:
4 L x 10 = 40 dL

Result:
4 L is equal to 40 dL

Conversion Tables

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

Deciliters to Liters Conversion Chart

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 to Deciliters Conversion Chart

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

Conversion Definitions

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

What is a deciliter (dL)?

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.

What is a liter (L)?

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.

How many deciliters in a liter?

There are 10 deciliters in a liter.

How many liters in a deciliter?

There are 0.1 liters in a deciliter.

Understanding the Volume Units

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