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Convert Feet to Meters

Please provide values below to convert foot [ft] to meter [m], or vice versa.

From: foot
To: meter
 

Definition: Foot
Foot (symbol: ft) is a length unit in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, a foot was defined to be equivalent to 0.3048 meters exactly in 1959. A foot contains 12 inches and three feet is one yard.

Definition: Meter
Meter, or metre (symbol: m), is the base length unit in the SI (International System of Units). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole. In 1889, it was redefined in terms of a prototype meter bar. In 1960, the meter was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. In 1983, the current definition was adopted.



Foot to Meter Conversion Table

Foot [ft]Meter [m]
0.01 ft0.003048 m
0.1 ft0.03048 m
1 ft0.3048 m
2 ft0.6096 m
3 ft0.9144 m
5 ft1.524 m
10 ft3.048 m
20 ft6.096 m
50 ft15.24 m
100 ft30.48 m
1000 ft304.8 m


How to Convert Foot to Meter

1 ft = 0.3048 m
1 m = 3.2808398950131 ft

Example: convert 15 ft to m:
15 ft = 15 × 0.3048 m = 4.572 m



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