Convert feet to cm, cm to feet - Length Conversion
Online calculators to convert feet to centimeters (ft to cm) and centimeters to feet (cm to ft) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Length units.
Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to convert feet to cm or convert cm to feet.
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The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between feet and centimeters.
What is a foot (ft)?
A foot is a unit of length in both US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. The symbol for foot is ft or '. There are 0.0328084 feet in a centimeter.
What is a centimeter (cm)?
A centimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for centimeter is cm. There are 30.48 centimeters in a foot. The International spelling is centimetre.
Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.
The formula to convert from feet to cm is:
cm = ft x 30.48
The formula to convert from cm to feet is:
ft = cm ÷ 30.48
Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from feet to centimeters (ft to cm) or converting from centimeters to feet (cm to ft).
Feet to Centimeter Conversion Example
Task: Convert 3 feet to centimeters (show work) Formula: ft x 30.48 = cm Calculations: 3 ft x 30.48 = 91.44 cm Result: 3 ft is equal to 91.44 cm
Centimeter to Feet Conversion Example
Task: Convert 45 centimeters to feet (show work) Formula: cm ÷ 30.48 = ft Calculations: 45 cm ÷ 30.48 = 1.47637795 ft Result: 45 cm is equal to 1.47637795 ft
For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from feet to cm, and cm to feet.
Feet to Centimeters Conversion Chart
|feet (ft)||centimeters (cm)|
|1 feet||30.48 cm|
|2 feet||60.96 cm|
|3 feet||91.44 cm|
|4 feet||121.92 cm|
|5 feet||152.4 cm|
|6 feet||182.88 cm|
|7 feet||213.36 cm|
|8 feet||243.84 cm|
|9 feet||274.32 cm|
|10 feet||304.8 cm|
|20 feet||609.6 cm|
|30 feet||914.4 cm|
|40 feet||1,219.2 cm|
|50 feet||1,524 cm|
|75 feet||2,286 cm|
|100 feet||3,048 cm|
|250 feet||7,620 cm|
|500 feet||15,240 cm|
|750 feet||22,860 cm|
|1,000 feet||30,480 cm|
|2,500 feet||76,200 cm|
|5,000 feet||152,400 cm|
|7,500 feet||228,600 cm|
|10,000 feet||304,800 cm|
|25,000 feet||762,000 cm|
|50,000 feet||1,524,000 cm|
|75,000 feet||2,286,000 cm|
|100,000 feet||3,048,000 cm|
|250,000 feet||7,620,000 cm|
Centimeters to Feet Conversion Chart
|centimeters (cm)||feet (ft)|
|1 cm||0.0328084 feet|
|2 cm||0.0656168 feet|
|3 cm||0.0984252 feet|
|4 cm||0.1312336 feet|
|5 cm||0.16404199 feet|
|6 cm||0.19685039 feet|
|7 cm||0.22965879 feet|
|8 cm||0.26246719 feet|
|9 cm||0.29527559 feet|
|10 cm||0.32808399 feet|
|20 cm||0.65616798 feet|
|30 cm||0.98425197 feet|
|40 cm||1.31233596 feet|
|50 cm||1.64041995 feet|
|75 cm||2.46062992 feet|
|100 cm||3.2808399 feet|
|250 cm||8.20209974 feet|
|500 cm||16.40419948 feet|
|750 cm||24.60629921 feet|
|1,000 cm||32.80839895 feet|
|2,500 cm||82.02099738 feet|
|5,000 cm||164.04199475 feet|
|7,500 cm||246.06299213 feet|
|10,000 cm||328.0839895 feet|
|25,000 cm||820.20997375 feet|
|50,000 cm||1,640.41994751 feet|
|75,000 cm||2,460.62992126 feet|
|100,000 cm||3,280.83989501 feet|
|250,000 cm||8,202.09973753 feet|
Understanding the Length Units
This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.
|inches||in or "||US Customary Units/Imperial System|
|feet||ft or '||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 foot = 12 inches|
|yards||yd||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 yard = 3 feet|
|miles||mi||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet|
|millimeters||mm||Metric System||1 m = 1,000 mm|
|centimeters||cm||Metric System||1 m = 100 cm|
|decimeters||dm||Metric System||1 m = 10 dm|
|meters||m||Metric System||base unit|
|hectometers||hm||Metric System||1 hm = 100 m|
|kilometers||km||Metric System||1 km = 1,000 m|
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