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Square Meters and Square Decimeters Converter

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Use this calculator to convert square meters (m²) to square decimeters (dm²) and square decimeters to square meters. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.


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Converting square decimeters and square meters

In the conversion tables below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.

Square Decimeters to Square Meters Conversion Table
Square Decimeters Square Meters
1 square decimeter 0.01 square meters
2 square decimeters 0.02 square meters
3 square decimeters 0.03 square meters
4 square decimeters 0.04 square meters
5 square decimeters 0.05 square meters
6 square decimeters 0.06 square meters
7 square decimeters 0.07 square meters
8 square decimeters 0.08 square meters
9 square decimeters 0.09 square meters
10 square decimeters 0.1 square meters
11 square decimeters 0.11 square meters
12 square decimeters 0.12 square meters
13 square decimeters 0.13 square meters
14 square decimeters 0.14 square meters
15 square decimeters 0.15 square meters
16 square decimeters 0.16 square meters
17 square decimeters 0.17 square meters
18 square decimeters 0.18 square meters
19 square decimeters 0.19 square meters
20 square decimeters 0.2 square meters
Square Meters to Square Decimeters Conversion Table
Square Meters Square Decimeters
1 square meter 100 square decimeters
2 square meters 200 square decimeters
3 square meters 300 square decimeters
4 square meters 400 square decimeters
5 square meters 500 square decimeters
6 square meters 600 square decimeters
7 square meters 700 square decimeters
8 square meters 800 square decimeters
9 square meters 900 square decimeters
10 square meters 1000 square decimeters
11 square meters 1100 square decimeters
12 square meters 1200 square decimeters
13 square meters 1300 square decimeters
14 square meters 1400 square decimeters
15 square meters 1500 square decimeters
16 square meters 1600 square decimeters
17 square meters 1700 square decimeters
18 square meters 1800 square decimeters
19 square meters 1900 square decimeters
20 square meters 2000 square decimeters

How many square meters are there in 1 square decimeter?

There are 0.01 square meters in 1 square decimeter. To convert from square decimeters to square meters, multiply your figure by 0.01 (or divide by 100) .

How many square decimeters are there in 1 square meter?

There are 100 square decimeters in 1 square meter. To convert from square meters to square decimeters, multiply your figure by 100 (or divide by 0.01) .


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 meter?

Otherwise abbreviated as m2, a square meter (or 'metre' with British spelling) is a square which possesses equal sides of one meter. It is often used to measure the area within a room or the total area associated with an exterior parcel of land. A square meter is equal to 10,000 square centimeters, 10.76 square feet and 0.0001 hectares. Large bay windows are sometimes the equivalent of a square meter. Carpets and wooden floors are likewise priced by the square meter.


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