**Definitions:**

**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.

**Inch** (abbreviation: **in**): is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to 1/36 yard but usually taken as 1/12 of a foot.

## How to Convert Feet to Inches

*Example: How many inches are equivalent to 81.61 feet?*

As;

1 feet = 12 inches

81.61 feet = Y inches

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

Y equals 81.61 times 12 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 81.61 * 12 / 1 = 979.32 inches

Answer is: 979.32 inches are equivalent to 81.61 feet.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into in:*

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

( i ) 14.02 ft

( ii ) 37.72 ft

( iii ) 68.55 ft