"Un metru are zece decimetri."

Translation:A meter has ten decimeters.

November 19, 2016

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TseDanylo

It's cool how I'm learning Romanian and the SI system at the same time :D

November 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricConnal

even though "has" is a literal translation, english speakers are more likely to say "a meter is ten decimeters"

September 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NattKullav1

It marked "decimetres" as a typo.
Reported 2017/03/05

March 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jh963

Is decimetre frequently used in Romania?

December 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lixmage

The SI prefix deci is one of the least commonly used prefixes in the entire SI system and it transcends language. I believe the Swedes use deciliters a bit in cooking...

January 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JonEnMiljon

In Sweden both decimeters and deciliters are quite commonly used units, actually. And also hectograms (we usually shorten it to ”hekto”) as a unit in grocery stores, for pricing of some items such as candy or tea in loose weight (a trick to make it seem cheaper...)

April 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gustawsohn

Not too much; it is used more often the subdivision centimeter.

December 26, 2016
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