Decimeter To Centimeter Conversion Chart

Decimeter (dm) Centimeter (cm)
0.01 dm0.1 cm
0.1 dm1 cm
1 dm10 cm
2 dm20 cm
5 dm50 cm
10 dm100 cm
20 dm200 cm
50 dm500 cm
100 dm1000 cm
500 dm5000 cm
1000 dm10000 cm

Convert from decimeter to centimeter formula

Total centimeter = Total decimeter x 10

For example, if you want to convert 15 Decimeter to Centimeter then,

15 dm = 15 x 10 = 150 cm

Convert from centimeter to decimeter formula

Total decimeter =
Total centimeter
150 cm
= 15 dm


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.


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.