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Convert feet to meters, meters to feet - Length Conversion

Convert feet to meters

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Convert meters to feet

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How to convert feet to meters: Use the conversion calculator on the left titled "Convert feet to meters". Enter a value in the feet field and click on the "Calculate meters" button. Your answer will appear in the meters field.

How to convert meters to feet: Use the conversion calculator on the right titled "Convert meters to feet". Enter a value in the meters field and click on the "Calculate feet" button. Your answer will appear in the feet field.

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between feet and meters.

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 12 inches in a foot.

What is a meter (m)?

A meter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for meter is m. There are 1,000 meters in a kilometer. The International spelling is metre.

How many feet in a meter?

There are 3.2808399 feet in a meter.

How many meters in a foot?

There are 0.3048 meters in a foot.

Understanding the Length Units

This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
inches in or " US Customary Units (and Imperial)  
feet ft or ' US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 foot = 12 inches
yards yd US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 yard = 3 feet
miles mi US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet
millimeter mm Metric System 1000 mm = 1 m
centimeter cm Metric System 100 cm = 1 m, 1 cm = 10 mm
decimeter dm Metric System 10 dm = 1 m, 1 dm = 10 cm
meter m Metric System 1 m = 1000 mm, 100 cm, 10 dm
kilometer km Metric System 1 km = 1000 m