# Convert 17 meters to dekameters

## Conversion details

To convert meters to dekameters use the following formula:
1 meters equals 0.1 dekameters
So, to convert 17 meters to dekameters, multiply 0.1 by 17 i.e.,
17 meters = 0.1 * 17 dekameters = 1.7 dekameters
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Meter is another way of writing the unit 'metre'
Dekameter is a common mispelling of the unit 'decameter'

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## metre

Metre is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for metre is the following:
1 metre is the distance light travels in 1/299 792 458 of a second in vacuum.
The symbol for metre is m

## decameter

Decameter is a multiple of the meter unit. The deca prefix stands for 10 therefore, 1 decameter = 10 meter units. Meter is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:
1 decameter is equal to 10 meters,
The symbol for decameter is dam

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