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Feet-Inches Converter

- By Dr. Minas E. Lemonis, PhD - Updated: April 14, 2019

Enter the length in either of the next two fields and get it converted instantly!

Inches [in]:
Feet [ft]:
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Definitions

Unit of foot

Foot [ft] is a unit of length for the Imperial and US customary system of units. It was historically conceived as the length of a human male foot. Today, it is defined through the meter SI unit as: 1ft = 0.3048m.

Multiple and fraction units of the foot are defined as shown in the table:

UnitSymbol[ft]
Inchin1/12
Yardyd3
Milemi5280

Unit of inch

Inch [in] is a unit of length for the Imperial and US customary system of units. It was historically conceived as the length of 3 barley-corns. Today, it is defined through the meter SI unit as: 1 in = 0.0254 m (= 2.54 cm = 25.4 mm).

Multiple units of the inch are defined as shown in the table:

UnitSymbol[in]
Footft12
Yardyd36
Milemi63360

How to convert feet to inches

  • Multiply distance in [ft] with 12
  • The result is the distance in inches [in]

How to convert inches to feet

  • Divide distance in [in] by 12
  • The result is the distance in feet [ft]

Conversion table from [in] to [ft]

In the following table some typical distances in inches are converted to feet:

[in][ft]
0.5
1
2
3
5
10
12
20
30
50
100

Conversion table from [ft] to [in]

In the following table some typical distances in feet are converted to inches:

[ft][in]
1
2
3
5
10
12
20
30
50
100
300
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