**Definitions:**

**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.

**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.

## How to Convert Inches to Feet

*Example: How many feet are equivalent to 53.98 inches?*

As;

1 inches = 0.083333 feet

53.98 inches = Y feet

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

Y equals 53.98 times 0.083333 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 53.98 * 0.083333 / 1 = 4.49831534 feet

Answer is: 4.49831534 feet are equivalent to 53.98 inches.

*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 ) 86.67 in

( ii ) 66.98 in

( iii ) 91.57 in