Cm to Feet

Can't figure how to go from centimeters to feet? Use this simple cm to ft calculator!

How to Convert Centimeters to Feet with the Length Conversion Formula

Converting centimeters (cm) to feet (ft) is a easy mathematical process that involves a simple conversion factor: One centimeter equals 0.0328084 feet. This ratio is all you need to perform the calculation. To calculate the conversion, start with the length in centimeters you need to convert and multiply the value by 0.0328084. This will output the corresponding length in feet.

x centimeters * 0.0328084 = Number of Feet

For example: If you have a measurement of 100 centimeters, multiplying it by 0.0328084 will convert it to 3.28084 feet. This formula, focusing on multiplication by 0.0328084, is suitable for any centimeter to feet conversion, and will provide accurate and reliable results. Conversely, if you wanted to convert feet to cm, you would simply multiply the number of feet by 30.48, as there are 30.48 centimeters in a foot. For the most part, converting between two units of measurement is a simple matter of division or multiplication. Just keep in mind that your answer may end up being a fraction or decimal, so maybe keep a calculator on hand or use our online converter!

Common Centimeters to Feet Conversion Table

Centimeters (cm) Feet (ft)
10 cm 0.32808 feet
30 cm 0.98425 feet
50 cm 1.64042 feet
100 cm 3.28084 feet
150 cm 4.92126 feet
160 cm 5.24934 feet
180 cm 5.90551 feet
200 cm 6.56168 feet
250 cm 8.2021 feet
300 cm 9.84252 feet
500 cm 16.4042 feet

In-Depth on the Centimeter!

The centimeter, a unit of length in the metric system, is equivalent to one hundredth of a meter, the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). Represented by the symbol 'cm', it is widely used in everyday measurements globally, especially for dimensions that need more precision than what a foot can measure, such as personal height, object width, or container depth. Fun fact: If you ever want to measure something using centimeters nearly every ruler has cm as method of measurement.

In-Depth on the Foot!

The foot, a unit of length in the Imperial system, is primarily used in the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries that employ Imperial measurements. A foot is equivalent to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard, denoted by the symbol 'ft'. It is also a key unit in various industries where measuring with precision is important, such as engineering and construction dimensions. Fun fact: A foot can also be symbolized by the prime symbol (').

Good luck, and don't forget to bookmark this cm to ft length converter to save time when you need help converting a metric system number to the Imperial system.