### What is a Decimeter?

The **Decimetre** (SI symbol dm) or decimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one-tenth of a meter. The term “Deci” means one-tenth, and therefore decimetre means one-tenth of a meter.

Since a meter is made up of 100 cm, one-tenth of 100 cm is 10 cm. Thus one decimeter measures 10 cm or 3.937 inches

### What is a Inch?

The **inch** (symbol: in or ″) is a unit of length in the British imperial and the United States customary systems of measurement. An inch in the metric system equals 2.54 cm, or 1/36 yard or 1/12 of a foot.

### How to Convert Decimeter to Inches?

To convert Decimeter to Inches, simply divide the Decimeter value by 2.54.

The formula used to calculate Decimeter to Inches -

**d**_{(dm)} = **d**_{(in)} / 2.54

The distance *d* in Inches (in) is equal to the distance *d* in Decimeters (dm) divided by 2.54.

### How many Inches in a Decimeter

In simple terms, 1 dm is equal to 0.393700787402 in.

The formula used is 1/2.54 = 0.393700787402(in)

### How many Decimeters in a Inch

1 Inch is equal to 2.54 Decimeters. So we can also say that there are 2.54 Decimeters in a Inch.

### Decimeter to Inches Conversion Table

Decimeter (dm) | Inch (in) |
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0.01 (dm) | |

0.02 (dm) | |

0.03 (dm) | |

0.04 (dm) | |

0.05 (dm) | |

1 (dm) | |

2 (dm) | |

3 (dm) | |

4 (dm) | |

5 (dm) | |

6 (dm) | |

7 (dm) | |

8 (dm) | |

9 (dm) | |

10 (dm) | |

20 (dm) | |

30 (dm) | |

40 (dm) | |

50 (dm) | |

60 (dm) | |

70 (dm) | |

80 (dm) | |

90 (dm) | |

100 (dm) | |

200 (dm) | |

300 (dm) | |

400 (dm) | |

500 (dm) | |

600 (dm) | |

700 (dm) | |

800 (dm) | |

900 (dm) | |

1000 (dm) | |

5000 (dm) | |

10000 (dm) |