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# How many decimeters are in a millimeter?

###### Wiki User

###### January 09, 2013 11:58AM

deci- means a tenth (1/10)

milli- means a thousandth (1/1000)

Therefore a decimetre is 100 time bigger than a millimetre.
There are * 1/100 decimetres in a millimetre*.