Math and Arithmetic
Units of Measure
Length and Distance

How many decimeters are in a millimeter?

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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.