 # Inch to Decimeters conversion

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How did we calculate?

To Calculate, we took the value you subdmtted and divided it by 3.937 to get the result.
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Our inch to decimeter(In to dm) conversion tool is a free converter that enables you to convert from inch to decimeter easily.

## How to Convert inch to decimeter

To convert a inch measurement(In) to a decimeter measurement(dm), divide the length by the conversion ratio. Since one Decimeter is equal to 3.937 Inches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

### What is the formula to convert from inch to decimeter?

decimeter=in / 3.937

### Convert 5 inch to Decimeter

5 in = (5 / 3.937) = 1.27000254dm

### Convert 10 inch to Decimeter

10 in = (10 / 3.937) = 2.54000508 dm

### Convert 100 inch to Decimeter

100 in = (100 / 3.937) = 25.40005080dm

## Inch

### 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.

## Decimeter

### 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.

## How to use our Inch to Decimeters converter (In to dm converter)

Follow these 3 simple steps to use our inch to decimeter converter

1. Input the unit of inch you wish to convert
2. Click on convert and watch this result display in the box below it
3. Click Reset to reset the inch value

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