Decimeter to Inch conversion
Our decimeter to inch(dm to in) conversion tool is a free converter that enables you to convert from decimeter to inch easily.
How to Convert decimeter to inch
To convert a decimeter measurement(dm) to a inch measurement(in), multiply the length by the conversion ratio. Since one decimeter is equal to 3.93701 inches, you can use this simple formula to convert:
What is the formula to convert from decimeter to inch?
inch=dm * 3.93701
Convert 5 decimeters to Inch
5 dm = (5 * 3.93701) = 19.68505in
Convert 10 decimeters to Inch
10 dm = (10 * 3.93701) = 39.3701 in
Convert 100 decimeters to Inch
100 dm = (100 * 3.93701) = 393.7010in
What is an Decimeter?
A decimeter is a unit of length in the metric system. The term “Deci” means one-tenth, and therefore decimetre means one-tenth of a meter. Since a meter is 100 cm, one-tenth of 100 cm is 10 cm. Thus one Decimeter measures 10 cm.
Decimeter can be abbreviated as dm; for example, 1 Decimeter can be written as 1dm.
What is the Decimeter used for?
A decimeter is not widely used but is an important unit. In real life, we rarely find measurements written in decimetres. Since one meter is not a very long length, it is easier to use 0.1 m or 0.5 m when the length is shorter than a meter.
What is an Inch?
An inch (in) is a unit of length in the iminerial and US customary systems of measurement. An inch was defined to be equivalent to exactly 25.4 millimeters in 1959. There are 12 inches in a foot and 36 inches in a yard.
An inch can be abbreviated as in; for example, 1 Inch can be written as 1in.
What is the Inch used for?
The inch is primarily used in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It is also sometimes used in Japan (as well as other countries) in relation to electronic parts, like the size of display screens.
How to use our Decimeter to Inches converter (dm to in converter)
Follow these 3 simple steps to use our decimeter to inch converter
- Input the unit of decimeters you wish to convert
- Click on convert and watch this result display in the box below it
- Click Reset to reset the decimeter value
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