**Definitions:**

**Millimeter** (abbreviation: **mm**): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre. Therefore, there are thousand millimetres in a metre and ten millimetres in a centimetre.

**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 Millimeters to Feet

*Example: How many feet are equivalent to 50.23 millimeters?*

As;

1 millimeters = 0.003281 feet

50.23 millimeters = Y feet

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

Y equals 50.23 times 0.003281 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 50.23 * 0.003281 / 1 = 0.16480463 feet

Answer is: 0.16480463 feet are equivalent to 50.23 millimeters.

*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 ) 2.12 mm

( ii ) 86.41 mm

( iii ) 62.73 mm