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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 15.62 feet?


As;

1 feet = 0.3048 meters

15.62 feet = Y meters

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

Y equals 15.62 times 0.3048 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 15.62 * 0.3048 / 1 = 4.760976 meters

Answer is: 4.760976 meters are equivalent to 15.62 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 ) 40.75 ft

( ii ) 18.1 ft

( iii ) 87.44 ft


Convert Foot to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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