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Conversion Table
dectimetres
to metres conversion 
1 dm  0.1 m 
2 dm  0.2 m 
3 dm  0.3 m 
4 dm  0.4 m 
5 dm  0.5 m 
6 dm  0.6 m 
7 dm  0.7 m 
8 dm  0.8 m 
9 dm  0.9 m 
10 dm  1 m 
20 dm  2 m 
30 dm  3 m 
40 dm  4 m 
50 dm  5 m 
100 dm  10 m 
Convertion formula dectimetres to metres (dm to m)
The length L_{(m)} in metres is equal to the length L_{(dm)} in dectimetres divided by 10:
L_{(m)} = L_{(dm)} / 10
Example of conversion
Convert 50 dm to metres:
L_{(m)} = 50 dm / 10 = 5 m
