## 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 30 inches into decimeters we have to multiply 30 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

30 in → L(dm)

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

L(dm) = 30 in × 0.254 dm

L(dm) = 7.62 dm

The final result is:

30 in → 7.62 dm

We conclude that 30 inches is equivalent to 7.62 decimeters:

30 inches = 7.62 decimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 decimeter is equal to 0.13123359580052 × 30 inches.

Another way is saying that 30 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 0.13123359580052 decimeters.

## Approximate result

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

30 in ≅ 7.62 dm

An alternative is also that one decimeter is approximately zero point one three one times thirty 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)
31 inches 7.874 decimeters
32 inches 8.128 decimeters
33 inches 8.382 decimeters
34 inches 8.636 decimeters
35 inches 8.89 decimeters
36 inches 9.144 decimeters
37 inches 9.398 decimeters
38 inches 9.652 decimeters
39 inches 9.906 decimeters
40 inches 10.16 decimeters