## decimeter

**Decimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**deci** prefix stands for 0.1 therefore, 1 decimeter = 0.1 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 decimeter is one tenth (1/10, 0.1) of a meter

The symbol for decimeter is

**dm**## 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**