Mathematical Finance

# Which is larger meter or decameter?

###### Wiki User

###### February 23, 2010 12:21AM

Deca is a prefix meaning 10.

Hence, a decameter is 10 meters, and therefore it is larger than a meter.

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### Which unit is larger kilometer micrometer centimeter or decimeter?

kilometer = 1000 meters
decameter = 10 meters
meter = 1/1000th kilometer ... approx 39.9 inches, just over a
yard.
decimeter = 1/10th meter
centimeter = 1/100th meter
millimeter = 1/1000th meter
micrometer = 1/1000th millimeter - and -
micrometer = 1/1,000,000 meter - one millionth of a meter.
These are listed in size from largest to smallest.
You did not ask about Meter, Decameter or Meter.
By the way, in England it is called a Metre, not a Meter.