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Square Inches - Square Decimeters Conversion

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Convert between square inches and square decimeters (in2 and dm2) using this area conversion tool. This converter is part of the full area converter. Simply choose whether you want to convert square inches to square decimeters or square decimeters to square inches, enter a value and click the 'convert' button. Default rounding is set to a maximum of 14 decimal places.


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How to convert square decimeters to square inches

You may be wondering how many square inches there are in x square decimeters.

To convert from square decimeters to square inches multiply your x figure by 15.500031000062.

How to convert square inches to square decimeters

Alternatively, you may want to know how many square decimeters there are in x square inches.

To convert from square inches to square decimeters multiply your x figure by 0.064516.


As part of your answer checking process, select the appropriate unit from each 'select' box in the converter tool at the top of the page, enter your figure (x) into the 'value to convert' box and click the 'Convert!' button.


What is a square decimeter?

As the prefix may already suggest, one decimeter is equal to one-tenth of a metre. Therefore, a square decimeter (or 'square decimetre' with British spelling) is one-tenth of a square meter. This can also be expressed as ten square centimeters. One rough example of a decimeter could be the average surface area of some smartphone screens. Decimeters are often used within technical trades such as carpentry, electrical work and graphic design.

What is a square inch?

A square inch is a common unit of measurement within the United States and the United Kingdom. It can be used throughout numerous industries such as construction, graphic design, textiles and painting. Some common abbreviations include sq. in., sq. inches and in/-2. One square inch can approximate the size of many postage stamps. A single square inch is equal to 6.45 square centimeters.


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