## 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 84 centimeters into decimeters we have to multiply 84 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

84 cm → L(dm)

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

L(dm) = 84 cm × 0.1 dm

L(dm) = 8.4 dm

The final result is:

84 cm → 8.4 dm

We conclude that 84 centimeters is equivalent to 8.4 decimeters:

84 centimeters = 8.4 decimeters ## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 decimeter is equal to 0.11904761904762 × 84 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 84 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.11904761904762 decimeters.

## Approximate result

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

84 cm ≅ 8.4 dm

An alternative is also that one decimeter is approximately zero point one one nine times eighty-four 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)
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
91 centimeters 9.1 decimeters
92 centimeters 9.2 decimeters
93 centimeters 9.3 decimeters
94 centimeters 9.4 decimeters