# Convert Centimeter to Foot (cm to ft)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from centimeter to foot (cm to ft). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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Centimeter (abbreviation: cm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.

Foot (abbreviation: ft): (plural feet) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, both units have been accepted equivalent to exactly 0.3048 meters by international agreement.

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## How to Convert Centimeters to Feet

### Example: How many feet are equivalent to 28.1 centimeters?

As;

1 centimeters = 0.032808 feet

28.1 centimeters = Y feet

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 28.1 times 0.032808 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 28.1 * 0.032808 / 1 = 0.9219048 feet

Answer is: 0.9219048 feet are equivalent to 28.1 centimeters.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into ft:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 0.7 cm

( ii ) 11.71 cm

( iii ) 16.3 cm

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