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Convert Foot to Meter (ft to m)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from foot to meter (ft to m). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Foot (abbreviation: ft): (plural feet) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, both units have been accepted equivalent to exactly 0.3048 meters by international agreement.

Meter (abbreviation: m): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The metre is the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum within 1/299792458 seconds.

How to Convert Feet to Meters

Example: How many meters are equivalent to 1.72 feet?


As;


1 feet = 0.3048 meters


1.72 feet = Y meters


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 1.72 times 0.3048 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 1.72 * 0.3048 / 1 = 0.524256 meters


Answer is: 0.524256 meters are equivalent to 1.72 feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into m:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 16.3 ft


( ii ) 52.24 ft


( iii ) 55.06 ft


Convert Foot to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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