## 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 80 centimeters into decimeters we have to multiply 80 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

80 cm → L_{(dm)}

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

L_{(dm)} = 80 cm × 0.1 dm

L_{(dm)} = 8 dm

The final result is:

80 cm → 8 dm

We conclude that **80 centimeters is equivalent to 8 decimeters**:

80 centimeters = 8 decimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 decimeter is equal to 0.125 × 80 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *80 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.125 decimeters*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **eighty centimeters is approximately eight decimeters**:

80 cm ≅ 8 dm

An alternative is also that *one decimeter is approximately zero point one two five times eighty 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) |
---|---|

81 centimeters | 8.1 decimeters |

82 centimeters | 8.2 decimeters |

83 centimeters | 8.3 decimeters |

84 centimeters | 8.4 decimeters |

85 centimeters | 8.5 decimeters |

86 centimeters | 8.6 decimeters |

87 centimeters | 8.7 decimeters |

88 centimeters | 8.8 decimeters |

89 centimeters | 8.9 decimeters |

90 centimeters | 9 decimeters |