## kilometer

**Kilometer** is a multiple of the

**meter** unit. The

**kilo** prefix stands for 1000 therefore, 1 kilometer = 1000 meter units.

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

1 kilometer is 1000 meters

The symbol for kilometer is

**km**## 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**