# Convert 5 dm to cm

## Conversion details

To convert dm to cm use the following formula:
1 dm equals 10 cm
So, to convert 5 dm to cm, multiply 10 by 5 i.e.,
5 dm = 10 * 5 cm = 50 cm
For conversion tables, definitions and more information on the dm and cm units scroll down or use the related dm and cm quick access menus located at the top left side of the page.

dm is the symbol for decimeter
cm is the symbol for centimeter

### From 0.10 to 4.00 dm, 40 entries

0.1 dm = 1 cm
0.2 dm = 2 cm
0.3 dm = 3 cm
0.4 dm = 4 cm
0.5 dm = 5 cm
0.6 dm = 6 cm
0.7 dm = 7 cm
0.8 dm = 8 cm
0.9 dm = 9 cm
1 dm = 10 cm
1.1 dm = 11 cm
1.2 dm = 12 cm
1.3 dm = 13 cm
1.4 dm = 14 cm
1.5 dm = 15 cm
1.6 dm = 16 cm
1.7 dm = 17 cm
1.8 dm = 18 cm
1.9 dm = 19 cm
2 dm = 20 cm
2.1 dm = 21 cm
2.2 dm = 22 cm
2.3 dm = 23 cm
2.4 dm = 24 cm
2.5 dm = 25 cm
2.6 dm = 26 cm
2.7 dm = 27 cm
2.8 dm = 28 cm
2.9 dm = 29 cm
3 dm = 30 cm
3.1 dm = 31 cm
3.2 dm = 32 cm
3.3 dm = 33 cm
3.4 dm = 34 cm
3.5 dm = 35 cm
3.6 dm = 36 cm
3.7 dm = 37 cm
3.8 dm = 38 cm
3.9 dm = 39 cm
4 dm = 40 cm
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## 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

## centimeter

Centimeter is a subdivision of the meter unit. The centi prefix stands for 0.01 therefore, 1 centimeter = 0.01 meter units. Meter is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:
1 centimeter is 0.01 meters
The symbol for centimeter is cm

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