# Convert Foot to Meter (ft to m)

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

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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.

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## 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

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