## Unit Converter

## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to decimeters is 0.1, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 0.1 decimeters:

1 cm = 0.1 dm

To convert 31 centimeters into decimeters we have to multiply 31 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to decimeters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 0.1 dm

31 cm → L_{(dm)}

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

L_{(dm)} = 31 cm × 0.1 dm

L_{(dm)} = 3.1 dm

The final result is:

31 cm → 3.1 dm

We conclude that **31 centimeters is equivalent to 3.1 decimeters**:

31 centimeters = 3.1 decimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 decimeter is equal to 0.32258064516129 × 31 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *31 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.32258064516129 decimeters*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **thirty-one centimeters is approximately three point one decimeters**:

31 cm ≅ 3.1 dm

An alternative is also that *one decimeter is approximately zero point three two three times thirty-one centimeters*.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to decimeters chart

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

centimeters (cm) | decimeters (dm) |
---|---|

32 centimeters | 3.2 decimeters |

33 centimeters | 3.3 decimeters |

34 centimeters | 3.4 decimeters |

35 centimeters | 3.5 decimeters |

36 centimeters | 3.6 decimeters |

37 centimeters | 3.7 decimeters |

38 centimeters | 3.8 decimeters |

39 centimeters | 3.9 decimeters |

40 centimeters | 4 decimeters |

41 centimeters | 4.1 decimeters |