## 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 742 inches into decimeters we have to multiply 742 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

742 in → L(dm)

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

L(dm) = 742 in × 0.254 dm

L(dm) = 188.468 dm

The final result is:

742 in → 188.468 dm

We conclude that 742 inches is equivalent to 188.468 decimeters:

742 inches = 188.468 decimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 decimeter is equal to 0.0053059405310185 × 742 inches.

Another way is saying that 742 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0053059405310185 decimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that seven hundred forty-two inches is approximately one hundred eighty-eight point four six eight decimeters:

742 in ≅ 188.468 dm

An alternative is also that one decimeter is approximately zero point zero zero five times seven hundred forty-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)
743 inches 188.722 decimeters
744 inches 188.976 decimeters
745 inches 189.23 decimeters
746 inches 189.484 decimeters
747 inches 189.738 decimeters
748 inches 189.992 decimeters
749 inches 190.246 decimeters
750 inches 190.5 decimeters
751 inches 190.754 decimeters
752 inches 191.008 decimeters