Meters to dekameters (m to dkm) converter Explained

By Last updated: June 21, 2023

Meter to Dekameter Converter

How to convert from meters to dekameters?

To convert a distance or length from meters or m to dekameters or hm, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Write down the length value in meters (m).
  2. Multiply it by the value of a meter-to-dekameter conversion factor: 0.1.
  3. The result from multiplication is the value of a length or distance in dekameters or dkm.

Meters to dekameters formula

Here is the equation to find the length or distance in dekameters (dkm) when knowing the n-meters (m): n (m) = n × 0.1 (dkm).

Fraction formula for converting from meters to dkm:

$$n\ \text{dekameters} = \frac{n\ \text{meters}}{10}$$

Decimal formula:

$$dkm= m \times 0.1$$

Or remember the conversion factor: 1 m = 0.1 dkm.

$$1\ m = 0.1\ dkm$$


How to convert 132 meters to dekameters?

Write down 132 meters and multiply it by the meter-to-dekameter conversion factor: 0.1 to get dekameters:

$132\ m = 132 \times 0.1 = 13.2\ dkm$

So 132 meters is equal to 13.2 dekameters or 13.2 dkm.

How to convert 200 meters to dekameters?

Write down 200 meters and divide it by 10 to get dekameters:

$200\ m = \frac{200}{10} = 20\ dkm$

So 200 meters is equal to 20 dekameters or 20 dkm.

Alternatively, you can use our calculator by entering 200 into the meter box, and you instantly get the length in dekameters, in this case, 20 dkm.

Convert 200 meters to dekameters with our calculator app.
Convert 200 meters to dekameters with our calculator app.

Meters to dekameters table

Here is the conversion table from meters (m) to dekameters (dkm) valued from 1 to 10,000. Use the table for a quick reference and remember it for everyday use.

Meters (m)Dekameters (dkm)
1 m0.1 dkm
2 m0.2 dkm
3 m0.3 dkm
4 m0.4 dkm
5 m0.5 dkm
6 m0.6 dkm
7 m0.7 dkm
8 m0.8 dkm
9 m0.9 dkm
10 m1.0 dkm
20 m2.0 dkm
30 m3.0 dkm
40 m4.0 dkm
50 m5.0 dkm
60 m6.0 dkm
70 m7.0 dkm
80 m8.0 dkm
90 m9.0 dkm
100 m10.0 dkm
200 m20.0 dkm
300 m30.0 dkm
400 m40.0 dkm
500 m50.0 dkm
600 m60.0 dkm
700 m70.0 dkm
800 m80.0 dkm
900 m90.0 dkm
1,000 m100.0 dkm
2,000 m200.0 dkm
3,000 m300.0 dkm
4,000 m400.0 dkm
5,000 m500.0 dkm
6,000 m600.0 dkm
7,000 m700.0 dkm
8,000 m800.0 dkm
9,000 m900.0 dkm
10,000 m1,000.0 dkm
Conversion table from meters to dekameters


When should we use dekameters to measure a distance?

The dekameter unit isn't often used in everyday life since a dekameter is just ten meters, which isn't much different in value. However, one of its best use cases is to measure the length of a city block. A standard city block has a typical distance of around ten dekameters.

How many meters are there in a dekameter?

There are 10 meters in a dekameter. Deka- or dk- is an official SI prefix denoting multiplication by 10.

Is meters or dekameters bigger?

A dekameter is ten times bigger than a meter. The meter is the base unit of metric length in the International System of Units (SI), while a dekameter equals ten meters.

Meter to Dekameter Converter

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The Meter to Dekameter (m to dkm) converter is a simple tool for converting length or distance from meter (m) to dekameter (dkm) with an additional saving feature that allows you to keep track of multiple conversions for comparison.

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