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Centimeters to Decimeters

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Result [dm]:
Change to Decimeters to Centimeters
To convert centimeters to decimeters, divide the [cm] quantity / 10.


A centimeter (cm) is an aliquot of a meter, equal to 1/100 of its part. This is one of the basic units in the CGS system. A centimeter is a very popular unit, used by many for daily measurements. 1 centimeter is 0.01 meters, 0.3937 inches, or 0.03281 English feet.

One cubic centimeter (cm3 ) corresponds to a volume of one milliliter (1 ml).


The decimeter (dm) is a multiple of a meter, equal to 10 centimeters. It's one-tenth of a meter, or 0.1 m. Decimeters are often used in land surveying, among others.

One cubic decimeter (dm3), as a unit of volume, corresponds to one liter.

Formula (cm to dm)

[dm] = [cm] / 10.

Centimeters - other converters (length)

Centimeters (cm)Decimeters (dm)
0.0001 cm1E-5 dm
0.001 cm0.0001 dm
0.01 cm0.001 dm
0.1 cm0.01 dm
1 cm0.1 dm
3 cm0.3 dm
5 cm0.5 dm
10 cm1 dm
15 cm1.5 dm
50 cm5 dm
100 cm10 dm
1000 cm100 dm

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