# Arpent To Dekameter Converter

(arp to dam² converter)

## Convert Arpent to Square Dekameter

 From: arpent To: square dekameter

## Seamlessly Convert Arpent to Square Dekameter

(Last Updated On: 2024-04-17)

Discover the convenience of converting land measurements from arpents to square dekameters with our precise Arpent to Square Dekameter Converter, crafted by Newtum.

### What are Arpent and Dekameter

Definition of Arpent

An arpent is a historical French unit of land measurement. While its size could vary regionally, in modern terms, it is approximately equivalent to 0.342 hectares or 3,422 square meters. The arpent was commonly used for measuring land area in France, Louisiana, and Quebec until the metric system was adopted.

Definition of Dekameter

A dekameter, or decameter, is a unit of length in the metric system equal to ten meters. It is not as commonly used as other metric units but serves as a measurement for larger distances. When squared, it refers to an area of 100 square meters, used for land and floor planning.

### Arpent to Dekameter Conversion Table

Arpent (arp) Square Dekameter (dam²)
0.1 arp 3.422 dam²
0.2 arp 6.844 dam²
0.3 arp 10.266 dam²
0.4 arp 13.688 dam²
0.5 arp 17.110 dam²
0.6 arp 20.532 dam²
0.7 arp 23.954 dam²
0.8 arp 27.376 dam²
0.9 arp 30.798 dam²
1 arp 34.220 dam²

#### Conversion of Arpent to Dekameter

1 arp = 34.22 dam²

Example 1:
Convert 2 arp to dam²:
2 arp = 2 × 34.22 dam² = 68.44 dam²

Example 2:
Convert 0.5 arp to dam²:
0.5 arp = 0.5 × 34.22 dam² = 17.11 dam²

### History of Arpent and Dekameter

The Arpent to Square Dekameter Converter is rooted in history, bridging old French land measurements with the modern metric system. This conversion tool offers insight into land areas from a historical perspective, providing a digital means to translate arpents, once prevalent in France and its colonies, into the globally recognized square dekameters.

### How to use Arpent to Dekameter Converter

• Enter the value in arpents in the designated field.
• Hit the 'Convert' button to initiate the calculation.
• View the converted value displayed in square dekameters.
• Use the 'Reset' button to clear the input for new conversions.

### Real Life Applications of Arpent to Dekameter

Unveil the practicality of our Arpent to Square Dekameter Converter, a tool essential for land measurement conversions in various real-life applications.

• Land acquisition and sales transactions where conversions from arpents to square dekameters are required for legal documentation.
• Agricultural planning and management, where precise land area measurements are crucial for resource allocation and crop distribution.

### Solved Examples arp to dam²

Example 1:
Converting 3 arpents to square dekameters:
3 arp = 3 × 34.22 dam² = 102.66 dam²

Example 2:
Converting 0.75 arpents to square dekameters:
0.75 arp = 0.75 × 34.22 dam² = 25.665 dam²

## FAQs: Arpent to Square Dekameter Converter

What is an arpent?
An arpent is a historical unit of land measurement, predominantly used in France and its colonial territories.
How many square dekameters are in one arpent?
One arpent is equal to 34.22 square dekameters.
Is this converter easy to use?
Yes, the converter is designed to be user-friendly with a simple interface for quick conversions.