**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.

**Meter** (abbreviation: **m**): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The metre is the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum within 1/299792458 seconds.

## How to Convert Feet to Meters

*Example: How many meters are equivalent to 57.98 feet?*

As;

1 feet = 0.3048 meters

57.98 feet = Y meters

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

Y equals 57.98 times 0.3048 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 57.98 * 0.3048 / 1 = 17.672304 meters

Answer is: 17.672304 meters are equivalent to 57.98 feet.

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

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

( i ) 81.4 ft

( ii ) 15.98 ft

( iii ) 70.92 ft