# How to Convert Meters to Decimeters?

Meters and decimeters are units of length commonly used in the metric system. The prefix "deci-" means one-tenth. Therefore, a decimeter is equal to one-tenth of a meter. You may have to convert be... Read More »
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## How to Turn Decimeters Into Meters?

The decimeter, though not a familiar measurement in the United States, is common measurement unit abroad. A metric system prefix, "deci-" means 10^-1 of the unit to which it is applied. A decimeter... Read More »
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## How to Calculate Meters, Centimeters and Decimeters?

Meters, centimeters and decimeters are three units of distance in the metric system. The meter is the base unit and the prefixes "centi-" and "deci-" represent the units relation to the meter. "Cen... Read More »
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## How to Convert Decimeters to Inches?

Like the kilometer and centimeter, the decimeter (dm) is a unit of length and distance based on the meter. Conversion of the various meter measurements rely on conversion factors that increase or l... Read More »
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## The perimeter of a dog pen is twenty four meters The length is five meters What is the width of the dog pen in meters?

I am guessing this is a homework question so I will explain how to get the answer rather than just answer it. If the length is 10 meters then the 2 sides of the length equal 10 meters. If you subtr... Read More »

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