# Feet to Meters Converter

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## How to use this Feet to Meters Converter π€

Follow these steps to convert given length from the units of Feet to the units of Meters.

- Enter the input
**Feet**value in the text field. - The calculator converts the given
**Feet**into**Meters**in realtime β using the conversion formula, and displays under the**Meters**label. You do not need to click any button. If the input changes,**Meters**value is re-calculated, just like that. - You may copy the resulting
**Meters**value using the Copy button. - To view a detailed step by step calculation of the conversion, click on the View Calculation button.
- You can also reset the input by clicking on button present below the input field.

## What is the Formula to convert Feet to Meters?

The formula to convert given length from Feet to Meters is:

Length_{(Meters)} = Length_{(Feet)} × 0.3048

Substitute the given value of length in feet, i.e., Length_{(Feet)} in the above formula and simplify the right-hand side value. The resulting value is the length in meters, i.e., Length_{(Meters)}.

## Calculation

## Examples

### Consider that a luxury yacht has a beam width of 60 feet.

Convert this width from feet to Meters.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The length in feet is:

Length_{(Feet)} = 60

**Formula:**

The formula to convert length from feet to meters is:

Length_{(Meters)} = Length_{(Feet)} × 0.3048

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight **Length _{(Feet)} = 60** in the above formula.

Length_{(Meters)} = 60 × 0.3048

Length_{(Meters)} = 18.288

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **60 ft** is equal to **18.288 m**.

The length is **18.288 m**, in meters.

### Consider that a skyscraper's floor-to-ceiling height is 15 feet.

Convert this height from feet to Meters.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The length in feet is:

Length_{(Feet)} = 15

**Formula:**

The formula to convert length from feet to meters is:

Length_{(Meters)} = Length_{(Feet)} × 0.3048

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight **Length _{(Feet)} = 15** in the above formula.

Length_{(Meters)} = 15 × 0.3048

Length_{(Meters)} = 4.572

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **15 ft** is equal to **4.572 m**.

The length is **4.572 m**, in meters.

## Feet to Meters Conversion Table

The following table gives some of the most used conversions from Feet to Meters.

Feet (ft) | Meters (m) |
---|---|

0 ft | 0 m |

1 ft | 0.3048 m |

2 ft | 0.6096 m |

3 ft | 0.9144 m |

4 ft | 1.2192 m |

5 ft | 1.524 m |

6 ft | 1.8288 m |

7 ft | 2.1336 m |

8 ft | 2.4384 m |

9 ft | 2.7432 m |

10 ft | 3.048 m |

20 ft | 6.096 m |

50 ft | 15.24 m |

100 ft | 30.48 m |

1000 ft | 304.8 m |

10000 ft | 3048 m |

100000 ft | 30480 m |

## Feet

A foot (symbol: ft) is a unit of length used in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. One foot is equal to 0.3048 meters.

The foot originated from various units used in ancient civilizations. Its current definition is based on the international agreement of 1959, which standardized it to exactly 0.3048 meters.

Feet are commonly used to measure height, length, and short distances. Despite the global shift to the metric system, the foot remains in use in these countries.

## Meters

A meter (m) is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). One meter is equivalent to approximately 3.2808 feet.

The meter is defined by the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 seconds.

Meters are used worldwide to measure length and distance in various fields, including science, engineering, and everyday life. Most countries have adopted the meter as the standard unit of measurement for length.

## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

### 1. How do I convert feet to meters?

Multiply the number of feet by 0.3048 to get the equivalent in meters. For example, 10 feet Γ 0.3048 = 3.048 meters.

### 2. What is the formula for converting feet to meters?

The formula is: meters = feet Γ 0.3048.

### 3. How many meters are in a foot?

There are 0.3048 meters in 1 foot.

### 4. Is 1 foot equal to 0.3048 meters?

Yes, 1 foot is equal to 0.3048 meters.

### 5. How do I convert meters to feet?

Multiply the number of meters by 3.28084 to get the equivalent in feet. For example, 5 meters Γ 3.28084 β 16.4042 feet.

### 6. What is the difference between feet and meters?

Feet and meters are units of length in the imperial and metric systems, respectively. One foot is equal to 0.3048 meters.

### 7. How many meters are there in 15 feet?

15 feet Γ 0.3048 = 4.572 meters.

### 8. How many meters are in 25 feet?

25 feet Γ 0.3048 = 7.62 meters.

### 9. How do I use this feet to meters converter?

Enter the value in feet that you want to convert, and the converter will automatically display the equivalent in meters.

### 10. Why do we multiply by 0.3048 to convert feet to meters?

Because there are 0.3048 meters in 1 foot, so multiplying by 0.3048 converts feet to meters.

### 11. What is the SI unit of length?

The SI unit of length is the meter.

### 12. Are feet shorter than meters?

Yes, feet are shorter than meters. One foot equals 0.3048 meters.

### 13. How many meters are in 6 feet?

6 feet Γ 0.3048 = 1.8288 meters.

### 14. How to convert 20 feet to meters?

20 feet Γ 0.3048 = 6.096 meters.

### 15. Is 1 meter equal to approximately 3.28084 feet?

Yes, 1 meter is approximately equal to 3.28084 feet.