Convert liter to dm3

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Facts and Curiosities

A Liter corresponds to the amount of liquid that fits exactly inside a cube with 1 dm of edge. Since the density of water is approximately 1 kilogram per liter, this almost equivalence makes it easy to move from one measurement system to another (in the case of water). In other substances, whether liquid or not, the passage from one unit of measurement to another, is possible only if we know its density. As a matter of curiosity, know that filling a tub to take bath causes that approximately 265 liters of water are consumed, and that a liter of gasoline is enough to contaminate 700 thousand liters of water!


A Cubic Decimeter corresponds to the volume of a cube with 1 decimeter of edge. By volume, we mean the space occupied by a body or the capacity it has to store a certain substance, such as liquids. The cubic decimeter is widely used because of the ease with which this measure is converted to liters. This is because 1 cubic decimeter equals 1 liter, this makes the conversion instantaneous. Due to this equivalence between cubic decimeter and liter, this is the unit that should be used whenever conversions between these two volume measurement systems are desired.

Math Formula

`dm^3=L`

Conversion Examples

liter to dm3 liter to dm3
1 L = 1 dm³ 35 L = 35 dm³
2 L = 2 dm³ 40 L = 40 dm³
3 L = 3 dm³ 45 L = 45 dm³
4 L = 4 dm³ 50 L = 50 dm³
5 L = 5 dm³ 60 L = 60 dm³
10 L = 10 dm³ 70 L = 70 dm³
15 L = 15 dm³ 80 L = 80 dm³
20 L = 20 dm³ 90 L = 90 dm³
25 L = 25 dm³ 100 L = 100 dm³
30 L = 30 dm³ 500 L = 500 dm³
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