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# Is decimeter bigger or smaller that a meter?

Updated: 12/12/2022

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13y ago

Smaller. Because it goes:

Basic Unit: liter, gram, meter

Deci: deciliter, decigram, decimeter

Centi: centiliter, centigram, centimeter

Milli: milliliter, milligram, millimeter

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### What is bigger decimeter or meters?

Meter is bigger than decimeter. 1 meter = 10 decimeters

### What is smaller decimeter or meter?

Deci means tenth, so decimeter would be a tenth of a meter. Decimeter is smaller then.

### How much bigger is a decimeter than a meter?

A decimeter is a tenth of a meter.

### Is a decimeter or a meter bigger?

1 meter = 10 decimeters

### Which is larger centimeter or decimeter?

The centimeter is smaller than the decimeter. A decimeter is 1/10 of a meter, and a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter.

### Is decimeter smaller than millimeter?

No; a decimeter is one-tenth of a meter and a millimeter is one-thousandth of a meter.

### Which unit is bigger in measurements the decimeter or meters?

A meter is longer than a decimeter. There are 10 decimeters in 1 meter.

### How many times larger is a decimeter than a meter?

Sorry, not larger, but smaller. A decimeter is 1/10th of a meter.

### Is a decimeter smaller than a meter?

Yes. Deci is one-tenth. A decimeter is 0,1 meter. This should not be confused with a decameter which is 10 meters.

### Is decimeter bigger or smaller than centimeter?

1 decimeter is 10 centimeters.

### Is 1 decimeter bigger than 52 cm?

No. A decimeter is 1/10 of a meter; a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter. So there are 10 cm in a decimeter. Last time I checked, 10 was not bigger than 52.

### What is the name of a distance that is 10 smaller than a meter?

A decimeter is ten times smaller than a meter