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

## Result in Centuries:

Do you want to convert centuries to decades?

## How to Convert Decades to Centuries

To convert a measurement in decades to a measurement in centuries, divide 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:

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 decades to centuries using the formula above.
centuries = (5 decades ÷ 10) = 0.5 c

The decade is a time period of 10 years.

## 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.

## Decade to Century Conversion Table

Table showing various decade measurements converted to centuries.
1 0.1 c
2 0.2 c
3 0.3 c
4 0.4 c
5 0.5 c
6 0.6 c
7 0.7 c
8 0.8 c
9 0.9 c
10 1 c
11 1.1 c
12 1.2 c
13 1.3 c
14 1.4 c
15 1.5 c
16 1.6 c
17 1.7 c
18 1.8 c
19 1.9 c
20 2 c
21 2.1 c
22 2.2 c
23 2.3 c
24 2.4 c
25 2.5 c
26 2.6 c
27 2.7 c
28 2.8 c
29 2.9 c
30 3 c
31 3.1 c
32 3.2 c
33 3.3 c
34 3.4 c
35 3.5 c
36 3.6 c
37 3.7 c
38 3.8 c
39 3.9 c
40 4 c

## References

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