The **decimeter****(dm**) is one of these units that is often taught in schools and used in certain areas. In this article, we look at how to convert the decimeter into other common units. **One decimeter is equal to 10 cm.**

## Calculator

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**Use calculator:**

- Enter the number of decimeters into the calculator.
- Select the unit into which the decimeters are to be converted.
- Click on "generate" to get the result.

## Conversion to centimeters

One decimeter corresponds to 10 centimeters.

Conversion: 1 dm=10 cm

## Conversion to meters

A decimeter is one tenth of a meter.

Conversion: 1 dm=0.1 m

## Conversion to kilometers

One kilometer has 10,000 decimeters.

Conversion: 1 dm=0.0001 km

## Conversion to millimeters

One decimeter equals 100 millimeters.

Conversion: 1 dm=100 mm

## Conversion to micrometers

One decimeter is equal to 100,000 micrometers.

Conversion: 1 dm=100,000 µm

## Conversion to nanometers

One decimeter is equal to 100,000,000 nanometers.

Conversion: 1 dm=100,000,000 nm

## Conclusion

The conversion from decimeters to other units of length is fairly straightforward and follows clear mathematical rules. Although the decimeter is not the most common unit of length, it plays an important role in certain applications and understanding its conversion can be useful in many situations.