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 = L Calculations: 12.5 dL x 0.1 = 1.25 L Result: 12.5 dL is equal to 1.25 L
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
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.
|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|