## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers to decimeters is 10000, which means that 1 kilometer is equal to 10000 decimeters:

1 km = 10000 dm

To convert 14.2 kilometers into decimeters we have to multiply 14.2 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from kilometers to decimeters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km → 10000 dm

14.2 km → L(dm)

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

L(dm) = 14.2 km × 10000 dm

L(dm) = 142000 dm

The final result is:

14.2 km → 142000 dm

We conclude that 14.2 kilometers is equivalent to 142000 decimeters:

14.2 kilometers = 142000 decimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 decimeter is equal to 7.0422535211268E-6 × 14.2 kilometers.

Another way is saying that 14.2 kilometers is equal to 1 ÷ 7.0422535211268E-6 decimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fourteen point two kilometers is approximately one hundred forty-two thousand decimeters:

14.2 km ≅ 142000 dm

An alternative is also that one decimeter is approximately zero times fourteen point two kilometers.

## Conversion table

### kilometers to decimeters chart

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

kilometers (km) decimeters (dm)
15.2 kilometers 152000 decimeters
16.2 kilometers 162000 decimeters
17.2 kilometers 172000 decimeters
18.2 kilometers 182000 decimeters
19.2 kilometers 192000 decimeters
20.2 kilometers 202000 decimeters
21.2 kilometers 212000 decimeters
22.2 kilometers 222000 decimeters
23.2 kilometers 232000 decimeters
24.2 kilometers 242000 decimeters