 # dm to m In this article, we will show you dm to m conversion. You can see more details on each measurement unit in their definition you can see the formulas, examples and tables which we have given below.

Things to know

## Defination of dm and m:

### Decimeter (dm):

The decimeter (American spelling) or decimetre is a unit of length in the metric system. The symbol for decimeter is dm. It is equal to one tenth of a metre, ten centimetres or 3.937 inches. The International spelling for this unit is decimetre.

### Meter (m):

A meter is a unit of Length or Distance in the Metric System. The meter is currently defined as the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum in 1299 792 458 of a second. The symbol for meter is m. There are 0.1 meters in a decimeter. The International spelling for this unit is metre.

dm ÷ 10 = m

## Where to used this unit?

The meter is commonly used in machinery manufacturing, to indicate vehicle height limits on road signs, short travel distances of a given location, to indicate small scales on maps, vehicles in industry and trade. , for the dimensions of ships and aircraft. It is also the most popular unit for describing the distance and measurement of a retail property, room size, floor measurement, etc.

## How to Convert dm to m?

Convert Decimeter to Meter – 1 dm to m

1 dm = 0.1 m

use formula: dm ÷ 10 = m
then o.1 ÷ 10 = 10
1 m = 10 dm
now result is 10 dm.

## More example of Decimeter to Meter Conversion:

Task: Convert 78 decimeters to meters

use Formula:
dm ÷ 10 = m

Calculations:
78 dm ÷ 10 = 7.8 m

Result:
78 dm is equal to 7.8 m

Example: convert 55 dm to m:

use Formula:
dm ÷ 10 = m

Calculations:
55 dm ÷ 10 = 5.5 m

Result:
55 dm is equal to 5.5 m

## dm to m conversion table:

For quick reference purposes, below is a conversion table that you can use to convert from dm to m.