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The decimeter is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one tenth of a meter. One decimeter is equivalent to 3.937008 inches.
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.

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1 dm = 10 cm.
1 dm = 100 mm.
1 dm = 0.1 m.

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