# Convert 5 dm to dam

## Conversion details

To convert dm to dam use the following formula:
1 dm equals 0.01 dam
So, to convert 5 dm to dam, multiply 0.01 by 5 i.e.,
5 dm = 0.01 * 5 dam = 0.05 dam
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dm is the symbol for decimeter
dam is the symbol for decameter

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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

## 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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