# Centuries to Decades Converter

Enter the time in centuries below to get the value converted to decades.

## Result in Decades:

1 c = 10 decades

Do you want to convert decades to centuries?

## How to Convert Centuries to Decades

To convert a measurement in centuries to a measurement in decades, multiply the time by the following conversion ratio: 10 decades/century.

Since one century is equal to 10 decades, you can use this simple formula to convert:

decades = centuries × 10

The time in decades is equal to the time in centuries multiplied by 10.

For example, here's how to convert 5 centuries to decades using the formula above.
decades = (5 c × 10) = 50 decades

### How Many Decades Are in a Century?

There are 10 decades in a century, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 10 decades

Centuries and decades are both units used to measure time. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What Is a Century?

The century is a time period of 100 years. The word century is derived from the Latin word centum, meaning hundred.[1]

Centuries can be abbreviated as c; for example, 1 century can be written as 1 c.

## What Is a Decade?

The decade is a time period of 10 years.

## Century to Decade Conversion Table

Table showing various century measurements converted to decades.
1 c 10
2 c 20
3 c 30
4 c 40
5 c 50
6 c 60
7 c 70
8 c 80
9 c 90
10 c 100
11 c 110
12 c 120
13 c 130
14 c 140
15 c 150
16 c 160
17 c 170
18 c 180
19 c 190
20 c 200
21 c 210
22 c 220
23 c 230
24 c 240
25 c 250
26 c 260
27 c 270
28 c 280
29 c 290
30 c 300
31 c 310
32 c 320
33 c 330
34 c 340
35 c 350
36 c 360
37 c 370
38 c 380
39 c 390
40 c 400

## References

1. Merriam-Webster, Century Definition & Meaning, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/century