# 48 deciliters in liters

## Conversion

48 deciliters is equivalent to 4.8 liters.^{[1]}

## Conversion formula

How to convert 48 deciliters to liters?

We know (by definition) that: $1\mathrm{dl}\approx 0.1\mathrm{liter}$

We can set up a proportion to solve for the number of liters.

$\frac{1\mathrm{dl}}{48\mathrm{dl}}\approx \frac{0.1\mathrm{liter}}{x\mathrm{liter}}$Now, we cross multiply to solve for our unknown $x$:

$x\mathrm{liter}\approx \frac{48\mathrm{dl}}{1\mathrm{dl}}*0.1\mathrm{liter}\to x\mathrm{liter}\approx 4.800000000000001\mathrm{liter}$Conclusion: $48\mathrm{dl}\approx 4.800000000000001\mathrm{liter}$

## Conversion in the opposite direction

The inverse of the conversion factor is that **1 liter is equal to 0.208333333333333 times 48 deciliters**.

It can also be expressed as: 48 deciliters is equal to $\frac{1}{\mathrm{0.208333333333333}}$ liters.

## Approximation

An approximate numerical result would be: **forty-eight deciliters is about zero liters**, or alternatively, *a liter is about zero point two one times forty-eight deciliters*.

## Footnotes

[1] The precision is 15 significant digits (fourteen digits to the right of the decimal point).

Results may contain small errors due to the use of floating point arithmetic.