## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from inches to decimeters is 0.254, which means that 1 inch is equal to 0.254 decimeters:

1 in = 0.254 dm

To convert 0.2 inches into decimeters we have to multiply 0.2 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from inches to decimeters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 in → 0.254 dm

0.2 in → L(dm)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in decimeters:

L(dm) = 0.2 in × 0.254 dm

L(dm) = 0.0508 dm

The final result is:

0.2 in → 0.0508 dm

We conclude that 0.2 inches is equivalent to 0.0508 decimeters:

0.2 inches = 0.0508 decimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 decimeter is equal to 19.685039370079 × 0.2 inches.

Another way is saying that 0.2 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 19.685039370079 decimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that zero point two inches is approximately zero point zero five one decimeters:

0.2 in ≅ 0.051 dm

An alternative is also that one decimeter is approximately nineteen point six eight five times zero point two inches.

## Conversion table

### inches to decimeters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from inches to decimeters

inches (in) decimeters (dm)
1.2 inches 0.305 decimeters
2.2 inches 0.559 decimeters
3.2 inches 0.813 decimeters
4.2 inches 1.067 decimeters
5.2 inches 1.321 decimeters
6.2 inches 1.575 decimeters
7.2 inches 1.829 decimeters
8.2 inches 2.083 decimeters
9.2 inches 2.337 decimeters
10.2 inches 2.591 decimeters