Online calculator to convert deciliters to liters (dL to L) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Volume units.

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## Conversion Calculator

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**How to convert dL to L:** Enter a value in the dL field and click on the "Calculate L" button. Your answer will appear in the L field.

## Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between deciliters and liters.

### What is a deciliter (dL)?

A deciliter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for deciliter is dL. There are 10 deciliters in a liter. The International spelling for this unit is decilitre.

### What is a liter (L)?

A liter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for liter is L. There are 0.1 liters in a deciliter. The International spelling for this unit is litre.

## Conversion Formula

Let"s take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from dL to L is:

L = dL ÷ 10

## Conversion Example

Next, let"s look at an example showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from deciliters to liters (dL to L).

### Deciliter to Liter Conversion Example

*Task: Convert 12.5 deciliters to liters (show work)**Formula:*dL ÷ 10 = L*Calculations:*12.5 dL ÷ 10 = 1.25 L*Result:*12.5 dL is equal to 1.25 L

### Deciliters to Liters Conversion Chart

deciliters (dL)liters (L)1 dL | 0.1 L |

2 dL | 0.2 L |

3 dL | 0.3 L |

4 dL | 0.4 L |

5 dL | 0.5 L |

6 dL | 0.6 L |

7 dL | 0.7 L |

8 dL | 0.8 L |

9 dL | 0.9 L |

10 dL | 1 L |

20 dL | 2 L |

30 dL | 3 L |

40 dL | 4 L |

50 dL | 5 L |

75 dL | 7.5 L |

100 dL | 10 L |

250 dL | 25 L |

500 dL | 50 L |

750 dL | 75 L |

1,000 dL | 100 L |

2,500 dL | 250 L |

5,000 dL | 500 L |

7,500 dL | 750 L |

10,000 dL | 1,000 L |

25,000 dL | 2,500 L |

50,000 dL | 5,000 L |

75,000 dL | 7,500 L |

100,000 dL | 10,000 L |

250,000 dL | 25,000 L |

The following tables provide a summary of the Volume units (both Fluid Volume units and Cubic Volume units) within their respective measurement systems.

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### Fluid Volume Units

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescriptionUS teaspoons | US tsp | US Customary Units | 6 US tsp = 1 US fl oz |

US tablespoons | US tbsp | US Customary Units | 1 US tbsp = 3 US tsp |

US fluid ounces | US fl oz | US Customary Units | 1 US fl oz = 2 US tbsp |

US cups | US cup | US Customary Units | 1 US cup = 8 US fl oz |

US pints | US pt | US Customary Units | 1 US pint = 2 US cups |

US quarts | US qt | US Customary Units | 1 US quart = 2 US pints |

US gallons | US gal | US Customary Units | 1 US gallon = 128 US fl oz |

Imperial teaspoons | Imperial tsp | Imperial System | 4.8 Imp tsp = 1 Imp fl oz |

Imperial tablespoons | Imperial tbsp | Imperial System | 1 Imp tbsp = 3 Imp tsp |

Imperial fluid ounces | Imperial fl oz | Imperial System | 1 Imp fl oz = 1.6 Imp tbsp |

Imperial pints | Imperial pt | Imperial System | 1 Imp pint = 20 Imp fl oz |

Imperial quarts | Imperial qt | Imperial System | 1 Imp quart = 2 Imp pints |

Imperial gallons | Imperial gal | Imperial System | 1 Imp gallon = 160 Imp fl oz |

nanoliters | nL | Metric System | 1 L = 1,000,000,000 nL |

microliters | μL | Metric System | 1 L = 1,000,000 μL |

milliliters | mL | Metric System | 1 L = 1,000 mL |

centiliters | cL | Metric System | 1 L = 100 cL |

deciliters | dL | Metric System | 1 L = 10 dL |

liters | L | Metric System | base unit |

decaliters | daL | Metric System | 10 L = 1 daL |

hectoliters | hL | Metric System | 100 L = 1 hL |

kiloliters | kL | Metric System | 1,000 L = 1 kL |

megaliters | ML | Metric System | 1,000,000 L = 1 ML |

**Note**: There is a difference between US Customary Units and the Imperial System for volume conversions. The US gallon contains 128 US fluid ounces, whereas the Imperial gallon contains 160 Imperial fluid ounces.

### Cubic Volume Units

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescriptioncubic inches | in3 | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 46,656 in3 = 1 yd3 |

cubic feet | ft3 | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 ft3 = 1,728 in3 |

cubic yards | yd3 | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 yd3 = 27 ft3 |

cubic miles | mi3 | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 mi3 = 5,451,776,000 yd3 |

cubic millimeters | mm3 | Metric System | 1 m3 = 1,000,000,000 mm3 |

cubic centimeters | cm3 | Metric System | 1 m3 = 1,000,000 cm3 |

cubic decimeters | dm3 | Metric System | 1 m3 = 1,000 dm3 |

cubic meters | m3 | Metric System | base unit |

cubic decameter | dam3 | Metric System | 1 dam3 = 1,000 m3 |

cubic kilometer | km3 | Metric System | 1 km3 = 1,000,000,000 m3 |

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