Centimeter To Decimeter Conversion Chart

Centimeter (cm) Decimeter (dm)
0.01 cm0.001 dm
0.1 cm0.010000000000000002 dm
1 cm0.1 dm
2 cm0.2 dm
5 cm0.5 dm
10 cm1 dm
20 cm2 dm
50 cm5 dm
100 cm10 dm
500 cm50 dm
1000 cm100 dm

Convert from centimeter to decimeter formula

Total decimeter = Total centimeter x 0.1

For example, if you want to convert 100 Centimeter to Decimeter then,

100 cm = 100 x 0.1 = 10 dm

Convert from decimeter to centimeter formula

Total centimeter =
Total decimeter
10 dm
= 100 cm


A centimeter is the next smallest unit. You can use a ruler to measure things in centimeters. If an object is the length of a ruler or smaller, then it makes sense to use centimeters to measure.


The decimetre (SI symbol dm) is a unit of length in the metric system. The term “Deci” means one-tenth, and therefore decimetre means one-tenth of a meter.